Coconut-Lime Shrimp

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This dish can be served as an appetizer or as a main dish on top of rice, quinoa, or a plate of wheat-free noodles.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 25 minutesTotal: 55 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 large egg
  • ½ cup all-purpose gluten-free flour
  • ⅔ cup coconut milk
  • 1½ Tbsp. lime
  • 2 tsp. grated lime zest
  • 1½ tsp. wheat-free baking powder
  • ¼ cup plus 2 Tbsp. coconut flour
  • 1¼ cups finely shredded coconut
  • 24 large shrimp, deveined with tails on
  • ½ cup grapeseed oil

Directions

  • In medium bowl, combine the egg, all-purpose flour, coconut milk, lime juice, lime zest, and baking powder.
  • Place coconut flour and shredded coconut in 2 separate bowls.
  • Hold shrimp by tail, and dredge in flour, shaking off excess flour. Dip in egg/milk mixture; allow excess to drip off. Roll shrimp in coconut, and place on a baking sheet lined with waxed paper. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Heat oil in grill pan or skillet. Sauté the shrimp in batches: cook, turning once, for 2–3 minutes, or until golden brown. Using tongs, remove shrimp to paper towels to drain.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 large egg
  • ½ cup all-purpose gluten-free flour
  • ⅔ cup coconut milk
  • 1½ Tbsp. lime
  • 2 tsp. grated lime zest
  • 1½ tsp. wheat-free baking powder
  • ¼ cup plus 2 Tbsp. coconut flour
  • 1¼ cups finely shredded coconut
  • 24 large shrimp, deveined with tails on
  • ½ cup grapeseed oil

Directions

  • In medium bowl, combine the egg, all-purpose flour, coconut milk, lime juice, lime zest, and baking powder.
  • Place coconut flour and shredded coconut in 2 separate bowls.
  • Hold shrimp by tail, and dredge in flour, shaking off excess flour. Dip in egg/milk mixture; allow excess to drip off. Roll shrimp in coconut, and place on a baking sheet lined with waxed paper. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Heat oil in grill pan or skillet. Sauté the shrimp in batches: cook, turning once, for 2–3 minutes, or until golden brown. Using tongs, remove shrimp to paper towels to drain.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories440
Total Fat35g
Saturated Fat18g
Cholesterol100mg
Sodium500mg
Total Carbohydrate24g
Dietary Fiber6g
Sugars2g
Protein11g