An easy and absolutely delicious recipe! Coconut, shrimp and T.G.I.G.F! are the perfect combination.
1 pd. 26-30 count shrimp
3/4 c. T.G.I.G.F! Mix
1/4 c. Shredded flake coconut
1/2 t. Salt
1/4 t. Pepper
1/4 t. Cayenne Pepper, if desired
1/2 c. Coconut Milk
1 lg. Egg, beaten
4-6 T. Coconut or Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Peel and de-vein shrimp, set aside. In a medium bowl combine, T.G.I.G.F! mix, coconut, salt, pepper and cayenne pepper, stir together. Pour coconut milk and beaten egg into a small bowl, whisk to combine. Dip shrimp one at a time into the coconut milk/egg mixture then into the seasoned T.G.I.G.F!/Coconut mixture, lay on wax paper lined plate and repeat until all are coated. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Drop shrimp one at a time in a single layer into heated oil and cook 2-3 minutes per side, taking care to not overcook. Repeat until all are cooked. A deep fryer set to 375 degrees can also be used, cook in deep fryer for a total of 2-3 minutes, do not overcook. Serve with a spicy chili sauce, sweet and sour sauce or any other sauce you choose.