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Butter and Coconut Shrimp

I love breaded coconut shrimp but I was in hurry so I didn't bother to breaded and deep fry the shrimp instead I stir-fry with butter ,garlic and toasted sweetened coconut flake.Amazing this dish turn out really scrumptious delicious!! If you like exotic and buttery shrimp,try this easy recipe,you might pleasantly surprise!

1 lb large shrimp,peel and deviened
1/2 bell pepper,cut small diced
1/2 tomato,cut small diced
3 cloves garlic,chopped
2 tbsp butter
1/2 cup toasted sweetned coconut flake
1 tsp sea-salt

1:Heat skillet or pan at medium high heat,add in butter and chopped garlic.Stir-fry garlic for 30 seconds,then add in clean shrimp.

2:Toss shrimp at high heat for 1-2 minutes or until curl,then add in diced tomato ,bell pepper ,sea salt and toasted coconut flake.Cook for another 5 minutes then dish out.

3:Serve warm immediately.



tigerfish said...
May 27, 2009 at 8:30 AM

I'm trying to imagine the taste with the coconut flakes! It must be good!

food-4tots said...
May 27, 2009 at 12:52 PM

Haven't tried this combi before. They looks so tasty and irresistable!!!

mycookinghut said...
May 27, 2009 at 2:36 PM

wahh.. your shrimps are massive and juicy.. I want some!!! :)

Bits said...
May 28, 2009 at 6:21 AM

What a good looking shrimp and it makes me drool.

ICook4Fun said...
May 28, 2009 at 7:14 AM

The shrimps look so juicy and plump! I am sure it taste havenly!

Little Corner of Mine said...
May 28, 2009 at 2:40 PM

Wow, looks so delicious! I bet it's tasty, I want some too!

Beachlover's Kitchen said...
May 29, 2009 at 5:00 AM

oh yes,it's kind of savoury sweet and scrumptious!!

thansk! this toasted coconut flakes gave the shrimps a good combo!!

Oooo yes,love this large juicy shrimp!! come come:))

bits of Taste:
thanks for dropping by:) hope to see you again!

I love getting this BIG BIG shrimp from Chinatown,actually I always get a box 4 lbs..taste better than local supermarket one!!

oh yes!!!...come la...I save some for your gals too!

Shelby said...
May 30, 2009 at 7:59 AM

This looks and sounds awesome! I will be trying it out! Thanks!

~~louise~~ said...
June 1, 2009 at 9:01 AM

I adore coconut shrimp. I must try this recipe ASAP!!!

Unknown said...
June 9, 2009 at 4:28 AM

the use of coconut flake is very interesting. i used to hate coconut flakes (i might still hate them, but i am open to try them ^_^, i might change my mind)

Anonymous said...
June 10, 2009 at 3:54 PM

this seems delicious and so simple!my version is with curry leaves and the prawns are floured..hope you enjoy my version too!
glad to have found this wonderful blog :)

Hillary said...
June 12, 2009 at 3:32 PM

Those shrimp are HUGE! And they look so tasty, thanks for this recipe!

Joanne said...
September 7, 2009 at 1:38 PM

The dish looked superb. Will try this soon.

May I know how long and should I toast the coconut flake?

What is it mean by sweetened coconut flake?


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Jewel buangkok said...
July 7, 2013 at 11:28 PM

Great recipe. Will try it tonight!

Penthouse gardening said...
July 7, 2013 at 11:29 PM

Cannot resist good food like this!

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Hi!! My name is Lesley and I'm a simple SAHM(stay at home mom) who currantly live in Long Island,New York with my daughter Mishu and hubby Eliot .I'm Malaysian who live in US and A for many many moon and I'm also a person who love to eat, cook and bake. If you have any suggestions ,questions or comments please feel free to email me at beachlover1917(at)yahoo(dot)com. To know more about my life or my kitchen you can always hop over to my other 2 blog.