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RECIPE: 1 egg 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 2/3 cup beer 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 2 cups flaked coconut 24 shrimp 3 cups oil for frying Directions In medium bowl, combine egg, 1/2 cup flour, beer and baking powder. Place 1/4 cup flour and coconut in two separate bowls. Hold shrimp by tail, and dredge in flour, shaking off excess flour. Dip in egg/beer batter; allow excess to drip off. Roll shrimp in coconut, and place on a baking sheet lined with wax paper. Refrigerate for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, heat oil to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) in a deep-fryer. Fry shrimp in batches: cook, turning once, for 2 to 3 minutes, or until golden brown. Using tongs, remove shrimp to paper towels to drain. Serve warm with your favorite dipping sauce.
Please visit my Salt and Pepper Shrimp, BBQ SHRIMP, Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Gallery and my Cheesy Grits and Shrimp and Mardi Gras in Nashville Gallery,and Fat Tuesday in Nashville, and New Orleans Mardi Gras and my Nashville Websites and my other photo galleries and It's All About Beads!!! Shrimp. how do I love thee, let me count the ways. Anyway, like I was sayin', shrimp is the fruit of the sea. You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, saute it. Dey's uh, shrimp-kabobs, shrimp creole, shrimp gumbo. Pan fried, deep fried, stir-fried. There's pineapple shrimp, lemon shrimp, coconut shrimp, pepper shrimp, shrimp soup, shrimp stew, shrimp salad, shrimp and potatoes, shrimp burger, shrimp sandwich. That- that's about it.