Sugar-Free Coconut Shrimp

If you want to kick this Coconut Shrimp up a notch, add some cayenne pepper to the coconut mixture before coating the shrimp.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 1 cup dried unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1⁄2 tsp. salt
  • 1⁄4 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 lb. medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil


  • Combine coconut, salt, and pepper in a small bowl. In a separate bowl, lightly beat egg.
  • Dip each shrimp into egg and then coat with coconut mixture.
  • Heat olive oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Put prepared shrimp in the skillet in batches, cooking 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until coconut is slightly browned and shrimp turns pink.
  • Serve immediately.