The sweet coconut, rum and pina colada mix make this a shrimp dish fit for any island getaway.

How To Make Copycat Best Red Lobster's Coconut Shrimp Ever

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Preparation:
10 mins
Cooking:
10 mins
Total:
20 mins
Serves:
4

Ingredients

  • 2 cup plain bread crumbs
  • 1 1/2 cup corn starch divided
  • 2 cup sweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 1/2 cup pina colada drink mix divided
  • 2 tbsp powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup Captain Morgan Spiced Rum
  • 1 lb shrimp uncooked, peeled, deveined, butterflied
  • Vegetable oil for deep frying
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/3 cup pineapple crushed, drained

Instructions

  • Combine bread crumbs, 1/2 cup cornstarch, and coconut flakes in a bowl and set aside.
  • Combine 1 cup pina colada drink mix, powdered sugar, and rum in another bowl and set aside.
  • Place 1 cup corn starch in a separate bowl. Coat shrimp in the following order to achieve desired texture:
    1. Cornstarch mixture
    2. Pina colada mixture
    3. Coconut mixture
    4. Pina colada mixture
    5. Coconut mixture
  • Carefully drop each coated shrimp into 375° oil. Fry until golden brown, remove from fryer, and drain.
  • Combine 1/2 cup pina colada drink mix, sour cream, and pineapple. Dip fried shrimp in sauce to serve.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 829kcal | Carbohydrates: 115g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 296mg | Sodium: 1418mg | Potassium: 392mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 119IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 289mg | Iron: 6mg