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Coconut Fried Shrimp

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Ingredients
  Flour 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Baking powder 6 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cajun seasoning 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cold water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Large shrimp 1 Pound, peeled and deveined
  Flaked coconut 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
  Orange marmalade 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Honey 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Combine the flour, cornstarch, baking powder, salt and Cajun seasoning in a bowl and mix well.
Add the water and the 1/2 teaspoon vegetable oil and stir until smooth.
Dip the shrimp in the flour mixture to coat, then dip in the coconut to coat.
Heat vegetable oil to 375 degrees in an electric skillet.
Fry the shrimp for 3 minutes or until golden brown, a few at a time.
Drain on a paper towel.
Combine the marmalade and honey in a saucepan over medium-low heat.
Cook until heated through, stirring constantly.
Serve as a dipping sauce for the shrimp.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Shrimp

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