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Video: Coconut Shrimp

A beer batter keeps the coconut on these crispy shrimp during cooking.

 
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In this video you’ll see how to set up a simple “assembly line” of three coatings to make coconut shrimp. Once the shrimp are coated, it takes just a few minutes to cook them. Enjoy as an appetizer or make more for an entrée. Watch the video, then get the recipe for LindaV10’s Coconut Shrimp.

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stargazer 
Dec. 9, 2013 7:28 am
My husband loves coconut shrimp. We usuall go to Red Lobster for it. Can't wait to try this recipe, but I will replace beer for Soda water. Thanks
 
Arlee 
May 22, 2013 10:55 am
Can i use cooked shrimp. Just cook it less time?
 
May 15, 2013 12:55 pm
The video and the written directions are different where the batter is concerned. The video shows egg, baking powder and beer in the batter. The written directions include the 1/2 c. flour which is not correct, so beware. It should be rewritten to avoid confusion. There should be a bowl of 1/2 c. flour, then another with 1/4 c. flour and 2 c. coconut.
 
trisha 
May 11, 2013 10:23 am
ALL alcohol cooks off, but the taste of the hops in the beer remains... so if you don't LIKE the taste of beer, or if you are a recovering alcoholic who LOVES BEER & fears it may lead to falling off the wagon, then club soda can be substituted for the beer. The beer does not necessarily give a "better flakiness" but rather gives it a light "puffiness" - which is caused by the 'carbonation' and probably a chemical reaction with the baking powder (the 'beer batter' made with soda water is a typical 'tempura' batter)
 
coralsurf 
May 11, 2013 8:35 am
Although theoretically the alcohol cooks off, if someone is an alcoholic or wants to abstain 100%, you should advise them that alcohol was used in the dish.
 
nerfworthy 
May 11, 2013 12:26 am
Any alcohol will cook off during the frying process.
 
Thyasianman 
May 10, 2013 8:18 pm
I understand that the beer is used to give the coat a better flakiness and what not, but does using beer affect the taste or is it bad for someone who doesn't want to consume any beer/alcohol?
 
 
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