Coconut Almond Shrimp with Sweet & Spicy Orange Sauce
 
 
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Serves: 2
Ingredients
For shrimp...
  • 12 large shrimp, peeled & deveined, leaving tails on.
  • ⅓ cup Panko bread crumbs
  • ⅓ cup shredded unsweetened coconut
  • ⅓ cup finely chopped sliced almonds
  • ½ cup flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. cayenne
  • 1 egg
  • ⅓ cup ice water
  • canola oil for frying
For sauce...
  • ¼ cup sweet orange marmalade
  • 2 Tbl. honey
  • 1 Tbl. sriracha
  • ¼ tsp. red pepper flakes.
Instructions
For shrimp...
  1. Peel & devein 12 large shrimp leaving tails on. Heat 1 cup canola oil over med high heat.
  2. Combine panko, shredded unsweetened coconut, and finely chopped sliced almonds in a shallow dish. Set aside. Combine flour, baking powder, salt, cayenne, egg, and ice water in a bowl and whisk together. Dip shrimp in batter, then in crumb mixture. Refrigerate for 15 - 30 minutes to help set the breading.
  3. Deep fry 3-4 shrimp at a time until golden brown for about 1 minute per side. Drain on a brown paper bag.
For sauce...
  1. Combine orange marmalade, honey, sriracha, and red pepper flakes.
Recipe by Lemony Thyme at http://www.lemonythyme.com/coconut-almond-shrimp-with-sweet-spicy-orange-sauce/