World Cup Appetizers Day 16

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Wow what amazing games that have been played!!! I hate to say good bye but two more were eliminated yesterday Mexico and Japan….so sorry to see you go!! Congratulations    Brazil and Belgium you made it to the Quarter-finals!!!!

 

Today I have an amazing and easy shrimp recipe for you!! I love shrimp. Whether it be fried, grilled or put in a gumbo, there is something about shrimp. Hope you enjoy it as much as me 🙂

 

Coconut Shrimp

Ingredients

  •  1 egg
  •  1/2 cup all-purpose flour  
  •  2/3 cup beer
  •  1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  •  1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  •  2 cups flaked coconut
  •  24 shrimp
  •  3 cups oil for frying

Directions

  1.  In a medium bowl, combine egg, 1/2 cup flour, beer and baking powder.
  2. Place 1/4 cup flour and coconut in two separate bowls.
  3. Hold shrimp by tail, and dredge in flour, shaking off excess flour.
  4. Dip in egg/beer batter; allow excess to drip off. Roll shrimp in coconut, and place on a baking sheet lined with wax paper. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, heat oil to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) in a deep-fryer.
  6. Fry shrimp in batches: cook, turning once, for 2 to 3 minutes, or until golden brown.
  7. Using tongs, remove shrimp to paper towels to drain.
  8. Serve warm with your favorite dipping sauce.