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Coconut Beer Shrimp

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Category: Seafood, Appetizers

 Ingredients List

  • -------------------------------SEASONING MIX-------------------------------
  • 1 tb Red pepper, ground
  • 1 ts Salt (optional)
  • 1 1/2 ts Sweet paprika
  • 1 1/2 ts Black pepper
  • 1 1/4 ts Garlic powder
  • 3/4 ts Onion powder
  • 3/4 ts Thyme
  • 3/4 ts Oregano


1 lb Orange marmalade
-or apricot jam
-(use an entire jar)
5 tb Brown mustard
5 tb Horseradish

2 Eggs
1 3/4 c Flour
3/4 c Beer
1 tb Baking powder
48 md Shrimp (peeled),
-with tails
3 c Coconut (unsweetened),

Combine the seasoning mix together in a bowl. Stir the dipping sauce
ingredients together in a second bowl. Have this ready at the table when
the shrimp are done.

Mix together about 2 t of the seasoning mix, about 1 1/4 cups of flour, the
beer and the baking powder, and place this in a third bowl.

Combine the remaining flour with another 2 t of the seasoning mix.

Coat each shrimp with the remaining seasoning mix, then in the flour
mixture, then in the batter, then in the coconut. Deep-fry the shrimp for
about 1 minute and drain on paper towels.


* Shrimp in coconut beer batter with dipping sauce Adapted from Chef
Paul Prudhomme's "Louisiana Kitchen." A nice appetizer, though very

* Don't put too much batter on or it will overwhelm the poor shrimp. The
dipping sauce is great for other things as well.

: Difficulty: easy if you can deep-fry.
: Time: 15 minutes preparation, 15 minutes cooking.
: Precision: Measure batter, improvise with spices and dipping sauce.

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