Crispy Coconut Shrimp in Beer Batter

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Crispy Coconut Shrimp in Beer Batter Recipe

Crispy Coconut Shrimp in Beer Batter Recipe, a fantastic seafood dish that’s sure to please your palate. This easy-to-make recipe combines juicy shrimp with a light beer batter and crispy coconut flakes, creating a delightful combination of flavors and textures that’s perfect for any occasion.

This recipe is simple and uses common ingredients found in most kitchens.

Whether you’re hosting a dinner party, enjoying a family meal, or cooking a casual weeknight dinner, this dish is versatile and appealing to all tastes.

The secret lies in the beer batter. It adds a unique flavor to the dish, while the coconut flakes give it a satisfying crunch. The contrasting textures and flavors make this recipe a standout choice for seafood lovers.

Give this Crispy Coconut Shrimp in Beer Batter recipe a try and enjoy a tasty seafood experience that’s sure to become a favorite in your household.

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Closeup of Crispy Coconut Shrimp in Beer Batter Recipe on a bed of lettuce.

Crispy Coconut Shrimp in Beer Batter

Nesting Lane Indulge
Delicious Crispy Coconut Shrimp in Beer Batter, combining tender shrimp with crispy coconut coating for the perfect seafood dinner.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4



  • In a bowl, combine flour, beer, egg, and salt.
  • Using an electric mixer on low, mix the ingredients until a smooth batter is formed.
  • Prepare a separate shallow dish and fill it with coconut flakes.
  • Individually dip each shrimp into the beer batter, ensuring to remove any excess batter.
  • Press the dipped shrimp into the coconut flakes to coat them.
  • Place the breaded shrimp onto a plate, avoiding stacking them, and continue breading the rest.
  • Heat vegetable oil in a skillet over medium-high heat for 3 to 4 minutes, until hot but not smoking.
  • Fry approximately one-third of the shrimp in the hot oil, cooking until they turn golden brown, which should take 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Set up a wire rack over paper towels to drain the cooked shrimp.
  • Transfer the fried shrimp onto the wire rack.
  • Repeat steps 8-10 for the remaining shrimp, ensuring all are fried and drained properly.


Servings Per Recipe: 4


Calories: 581.2kcalCarbohydrates: 54.8gProtein: 25.1gFat: 28.3gSaturated Fat: 12.7gCholesterol: 203.1mgSodium: 720.4mgPotassium: 394.3mgFiber: 4.8gSugar: 13.8gCalcium: 76.5mgIron: 3.4mg
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Can I use frozen shrimp for this recipe?

Yes, you can use frozen shrimp. Just make sure to thaw them completely before using them in the recipe.

What type of beer works best for the beer batter?

A light lager or ale is recommended for the beer batter, as it provides a subtle flavor without overpowering the dish.

Can I bake the shrimp instead of frying them?

Yes, you can bake the shrimp at 400°F (200°C) for about 10-12 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through.

What can I serve with Crispy Coconut Shrimp?

You can serve the shrimp with a side of rice, a fresh salad, or a dipping sauce like sweet chili sauce or mango salsa.

How long can I store leftover Crispy Coconut Shrimp?

Leftover coconut shrimp can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in the oven or an air fryer to maintain crispiness.

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