Coconut Shrimp II


A great tasting appetizer. Use Creole-style mustard for the sauce if it is available.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
6 servings


  • 2 quarts vegetable oil for frying

  • 10 ounces orange marmalade

  • 3 tablespoons prepared horseradish

  • 3 tablespoons prepared mustard

  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour

  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder

  • ¼ teaspoon paprika

  • ¼ teaspoon curry powder

  • teaspoon salt

  • teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • cup beer

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined with tails attached

  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour

  • 8 ounces unsweetened flaked coconut


  1. Heat oil in a deep fryer to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). In a small bowl, stir together marmalade, horseradish and mustard; set aside.

  2. Combine 3/4 cup flour, baking powder, paprika, curry powder, salt and cayenne. Stir in beer.

  3. Dredge shrimp in 1/4 cup flour, dip in beer batter and roll in coconut.

  4. Fry shrimp in hot oil until golden on both sides. Drain briefly and serve with reserved dipping sauce.

Editor's Note

We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

858 Calories
62g Fat
65g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 858
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 62g 79%
Saturated Fat 27g 133%
Cholesterol 104mg 35%
Sodium 419mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 65g 23%
Dietary Fiber 8g 28%
Total Sugars 32g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 6mg 29%
Calcium 88mg 7%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 415mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.