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Outback Steakhouse Coconut Shrimp

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Rating: 4/5 4 stars
3 reviews
1 comment

ready in: under 30 minutes
serves/makes:   4
  

recipe id: 10241
cook method: deep fryer, electric skillet/wok

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ingredients

1 1/2 pound large raw shrimp
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup cornstarch
1 tablespoon salt
1/2 tablespoon white pepper
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 cup ice water
oil, for deep frying
2 cups short shredded coconut
1/2 cup orange marmalade
1/4 cup Grey Poupon country mustard
1/4 cup honey
4 drops Tabasco sauce

directions

Peel, devein and wash shrimp. Dry well on paper towels. Set aside.

In a bowl, mix all dry ingredients for batter. Add 2 Tbsp oil and ice water. Stir to blend. To fry: heat oil to 350 degrees F in deep fryer or electric skillet. Spread coconut on a flat pan a little at a time, adding more as needed. Dip shrimp in batter, then roll in coconut. Fry in hot oil until lightly browned, about 4 minutes. Bake at 300 5 minutes to finish cooking of the shrimp.

Serve with sweet and sour sauce or the following sauce: Combine marmalade, Grey Poupon mustard, honey and Tabasco sauce to taste.

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whoami

nutrition

647 calories, 21 grams fat, 80 grams carbohydrates, 38 grams protein per serving.
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REVIEW: recipe rating
After reading the other review about the salt measurement I decided to use teaspoons instead of tablespoons for the batter. I also didn't add all the water and just added until it as the right consistency. In the end, I actually do think it needed more salt than just the teaspoon but it worked well enough.



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May 23, 2013

Nana
COMMENT:
Just whipped up this batter and wonder if there was an error in the ingredients. Batter is very runny and incredibly salty. Maybe recipe should have said 1 tsp of salt, not 1 tbsp and 1/2 tsp pepper, not 1/2 tbsp. I'm leary of wasting these shrimp so will redo the batter using less salt and pepper.



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I love it



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REVIEW: recipe rating
Very simple to make and well worth the effort.



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