Main dish

Easy Baked Coconut Shrimp

Yields: 8 Servings Difficulty: Medium Prep Time: 15 Mins Cook Time: 15 Mins Total Time: 30 Mins
These Easy Baked Coconut Shrimp are crisp, golden and delicious served a sweet and spicy apricot dipping sauce. Set these out on a platter in front of some hungry guests and I guarantee they will disappear!!

Ingredients

0/10 Ingredients
  • For the Sweet and Spicy Dipping Sauce

Instructions

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    Oven Method
  • For the sauce, combine all the ingredients and place in a small bowl.
  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Spray a non-stick baking sheet with cooking spray.
  • Combine coconut flakes, panko crumbs and salt in a bowl.
  • Place the flour on a small dish. Whisk egg in another bowl.
  • Lightly season shrimp with salt. Dip the shrimp in the flour, shaking off excess, then into the egg, then in the coconut crumb mixture.
  • Lay shrimp on the cookie sheet then spray the top of the shrimp with more cooking spray; bake in the middle rack for about 10 minutes. Turn shrimp over then cook another 6-7 minutes or until cooked though. Remove from oven and serve with dipping sauce.
  • Air Fryer Method
  • For the sauce, combine all the ingredients and place in a small bowl.
  • Preheat air fryer to 375°F. Spray a non-stick baking sheet with cooking spray.
  • Combine coconut flakes, panko crumbs and salt in a bowl.
  • Place the flour on a small dish. Whisk egg in another bowl.
  • Lightly season shrimp with salt. Dip the shrimp in the flour, shaking off excess, then into the egg, then in the coconut crumb mixture.
  • Lay shrimp on the cookie sheet then spray both sides of the shrimp with more cooking spray.
  • Spray the air fryer basket and cook the shrimp, in 2 batches, 4 minutes on one side, turn cook 2 minutes (6 min total). Repeat with the remaining shrimp. Serve with dipping sauce.

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