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Crunchy Coconut Shrimp June 26, 2014

Filed under: recipes — novahealthnaturopathic @ 1:08 pm
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1 lb. raw shrimp

1/2 cup shredded coconut

1/4 cup coconut flour

Zest of 3 limes

1.5 Tablespoons chilli powder

1 egg, beaten

Coconut oil



  1. Clean, shell and devein the shrimp (if needed).
  2. In a medium-sized bowl, combine the shredded coconut, coconut flour, lime zest and chilli powder.
  3. Dip the shrimp in the beaten egg.
  4. Coat the shrimp well on all sides with the coconut mixture.
  5. In a skillet over medium-high heat, melt some coconut oil until very hot (but not smoking).
  6. Fry the shrimp for 2-3 minutes on each side without overcrowding the pan. Remove to a plate lined with paper towels to absorb any excess moisture.
  7. Sprinkle the shrimp with a pinch of sea salt and eat while hot.
  8. Squeeze lime juice over the top for more lime flavour.

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