Coconut Almond Shrimp

Serves: 8Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • Nonstick cooking spray, as needed
  • ⅓ cup almond flour
  • ½ tsp. ground red pepper
  • Salt, to taste
  • Juice of ½ lime
  • 1 Tbsp. agave nectar
  • ⅓ cup egg whites
  • ¾ cup shredded, unsweetened coconut
  • 1½ lbs. extra-large shrimp, shelled and cleaned with tails remaining
  • ⅓ cup sweet and sour sauce

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 425°F and lightly spray a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a small bowl, combine almond flour, pepper, and salt.
  • In a separate bowl, mix lime juice and agave nectar and stir. Continuously stirring, add egg whites to lime-agave mixture.
  • Place coconut in a thin layer on a flat dish. Dip each shrimp first into the almond-flour mixture, then into the egg-white mixture, and then roll in coconut.
  • Place on baking sheet. Bake 10–15 minutes or until coconut appears lightly toasted. Serve with sweet and sour sauce.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • Nonstick cooking spray, as needed
  • ⅓ cup almond flour
  • ½ tsp. ground red pepper
  • Salt, to taste
  • Juice of ½ lime
  • 1 Tbsp. agave nectar
  • ⅓ cup egg whites
  • ¾ cup shredded, unsweetened coconut
  • 1½ lbs. extra-large shrimp, shelled and cleaned with tails remaining
  • ⅓ cup sweet and sour sauce

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 425°F and lightly spray a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a small bowl, combine almond flour, pepper, and salt.
  • In a separate bowl, mix lime juice and agave nectar and stir. Continuously stirring, add egg whites to lime-agave mixture.
  • Place coconut in a thin layer on a flat dish. Dip each shrimp first into the almond-flour mixture, then into the egg-white mixture, and then roll in coconut.
  • Place on baking sheet. Bake 10–15 minutes or until coconut appears lightly toasted. Serve with sweet and sour sauce.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories160
Total Fat6g
Saturated Fat2.5g
Cholesterol105mg
Sodium460mg
Total Carbohydrate9g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars5g
Protein16g