*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                         COCONUT BEER BATTER SHRIMP
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers                       Fish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -----SEASONING MIX-----
    1       tb           Cayenne pepper
    2 1/4   ts           Salt
    1 1/2   ts           Sweet paprika
    1 1/2   ts           Black pepper
    1 1/4   ts           Garlic powder
      3/4   ts           Onion powder
      3/4   ts           Dried thyme
      3/4   ts           Dried oregano
                         -----FOR THE SHRIMP-----
    2                    Eggs
    1 3/4   c            Flour
      3/4   c            Beer
    1       tb           Baking powder
    4                    Dozen medium shrimp, peeled
                         -and deveined, about 2 lbs.
                         Vegetable oil for frying
    3       c            Grated coconut (6 oz)
 
   1. Thoroughly combine the ingredients for the seasoning mix in a
   small bowl and set aside.
   2. Mix 1 1/4 cups of the flour, 2 tsps. of the seasoning mix, baking
   powder, eggs, and beer together in a bowl, breaking up all lumps
   until it is smooth.
   3. Combine the remaining flour with 1 1/2 tsps. of the seasoning mix
   and set aside. Place the coconut in a separate bowl.
   4. Sprinkle both sides of the shrimps with the remaining seasoning
   mix. Then hold shrimp by the tail, dredge in the flour mixture, shake
   off excess, dip each in batter and allow excess to drip off. Coat
   each shrimp with the coconut and place shrimp on a baking sheet.
   5. Heat deep fryer to 350. Drop each shrimp into the hot oil and cook
   until golden brown about 1/2 to 1 minute on each side. Do not crowd
   the fryer.
   6. Drain on paper towels and serve immediately. Wonderful with warm
   orange marmalade.
  
 
 
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