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What is a recipe for coconut shrimp?

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Baked coconut shrimp uses unsweetened coconut, panko breadcrumbs, flour, egg whites and shrimp. Another good recipe is coconut shrimp using coconut milk, chiles, garlic, cilantro and shrimp.

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What is a recipe for coconut shrimp?
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Make baked coconut shrimp by mixing 1/2 cup of flaked unsweetened coconut, 6 tablespoons of panko breadcrumbs and 3 tablespoons of flour in a bowl and whisking 2 egg whites in another bowl. Season 1 pound of peeled, deveined and butterflied shrimp with salt and pepper, dip them in the egg whites, and dredge them in the coconut mixture. Lay the shrimp on a baking sheet, and cook them at 450 degrees for eight to 10 minutes. While the shrimp cook, toast 1 pinch of crushed red pepper flakes and 1 teaspoon of curry powder in a saucepan until fragrant, then mix in 1 tablespoon of honey, 2 teaspoons of rice vinegar, and the zest and juice from 1 orange. Remove the mixture from the heat after two minutes, and use as a dipping sauce.

To make coconut shrimp, marinate 2 pounds of shrimp in a mixture made from 1 can of unsweetened coconut milk, 2 tablespoons of lime juice, 3 minced Thai chiles, 2 tablespoons of minced garlic and 2 tablespoons of minced cilantro. After 30 minutes, season the shrimp to taste with salt and pepper, and cook them on a grill for three minutes on each side.

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