Coconut Beer Batter Fried Shrimp with Pineapple Salsa

September 30, 2021 0Comments by Recipes



Coconut Beer Batter Fried Shrimp with Pineapple Salsa

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Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Seafood
Servings 4


  • 2 eggs
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cups beer
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 2 lbs medium shrimp peeled and deveined
  • coconut oil
  • 3 cups grated coconut

Seasoning mix

  • 1 tbsp cayenne pepper
  • 2-1/4 tsp salt
  • 1-1/2 tsp sweet paprika
  • 1-1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1-1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 3/4 tsp onion powder
  • 3/4 tsp dried thyme
  • 3/4 tsp dried oregano

Pineapple Salsa

  • 1 cup fresh pineapple finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup red onion chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup pineapple preserves or apricot
  • 1 tbsp fresh jalapeno chili finely chopped seeded
  • 1 1/2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper


  • Thoroughly combine the ingredients for the seasoning mix in a small bowl and set aside.
  • Mix 1-1/4 cups of the flour, 2 teaspoons of the seasoning mix, baking powder, eggs, and beer together in a bowl, breaking up all lumps until it is smooth.
  • Combine the remaining flour with 1-1/2 teaspoons of the seasoning mix and set aside.
  • Place the coconut in a separate bowl.
  • Sprinkle both sides of the shrimps with the remaining seasoning mix.
  • Then hold each shrimp by the tail, dredge in the flour mixture, shake off excess, dip in batter and allow excess to drip off.
  • Coat each shrimp with the coconut and place on a baking sheet.
  • Heat deep fryer to 350°F. Drop each shrimp into the hot oil and cook until golden brown, approximately 1/2 to 1 minute on each side. Do not crowd the fryer.
  • Drain on paper towels and serve immediately.
  • Lay shrimp on large lettuce leaves and serve with Pineapple Salsa dip.
  • Garnish with lemon, orange, or lime wedges.
Keyword coconut shrimp, shrimp