Jumpin' Coconut Shrimp

  • prep time10 min
  • total time 20 min
  • serves 4

Big flavour will have your tastebuds jumpin'!Inspired by VH Sauces.

2 Ratings
Directions for: Jumpin' Coconut Shrimp


vegetable oil

½ cup (125 mL) all-purpose flour

1 tsp (5 mL) baking powder

¼ tsp (1 mL) salt and cayenne pepper

1 egg

¾ cup (175 mL) unsweetened coconut, shredded

¼ cup (60 mL) panko breadcrumbs

1 lb(s) (500 g) shrimp, peeled but with tail left intact

1 cup (250 mL) VH® Thai Flavoured Soya Sauce


1. In large deep skillet, heat about 1-inch (2.5 cm) of oil over medium high heat.

2. In bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt and cayenne. Stir in egg and 1/3 cup (75 mL) very cold water until smooth batter is formed. In separate bowl, combine coconut and breadcrumbs.

3. Holding shrimp by the tail, coat well in batter. Roll in coconut mixture until well coated.

4. Drop about 1/3 of shrimp into hot oil. Reduce heat to medium. Fry shrimp for 30 seconds. With tongs, turn over. Fry for another 20 seconds. Remove to parchment paper to cool slightly. Repeat with remaining shrimp.

5. Serve with VH® Thai Flavoured Soya Sauce.

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