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Baked Coconut Shrimp Recipe

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When making dinner, you have to try this Baked Coconut Shrimp Recipe! It’s a simple weeknight dinner with loads of great flavor.

When you have a seafood craving, the coconut with the tender shrimp will have you making another batch right away. It’s the perfect shrimp dinner recipe!

I love cooking food healthier than just frying it, and this recipe proves that baking can be a great option and is so simple!

Baked Coconut Shrimp Recipe

Besides the flavor, one of the top reasons to make this easy shrimp recipe is that you can pair the cooked shrimp with so many different dressings.

If you like spicy, dip them into spicy. But don’t forget that you can dip them into sweet sauces too! My boys like to mix the two and a sweet heat combination.

Having the ingredients on hand is an excellent way to prep and prepare this recipe anytime you want. Because when you have something this delicious, why limit it?

At what temperature is shrimp fully cooked?

If you’re a fan of seafood, then you know that shrimp is a delicacy enjoyed worldwide. However, if you’re not careful, undercooking or overcooking your shrimp can be easy, affecting the taste and texture.

To ensure that your shrimp is fully cooked, it’s essential to use a meat thermometer to check the internal temperature.

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recommends cooking shrimp until it reaches an internal temperature of 145°F (63°C) for optimal safety and flavor. This means the shrimp will be fully cooked and have a firm pink color.

It’s important to note that cooking time can vary depending on the size of the shrimp, so it’s always best to use a thermometer to ensure that your shrimp is perfectly cooked every time.

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Make it a Meal:

It’s no secret that I’ve been meal planning for a long time! The best way to start is to keep it simple – and I’ll show you how!

Vegetable Side: Thai Sweet Asparagus Recipe

Starch Side: Southwestern Cheddar Steak Fries

Refreshing Drink: Pineapple Mint Spritzer Mocktail Recipe

Don’t forget Dessert: Warm Caramel Apple Cake Recipe

Best Shrimp Recipes:

Once you make this Simple Baked Shrimp Recipe, why not try to cook some other fun shrimp flavors? There are so many spices and ingredients that you can easily add and use!

This Greek Shrimp Rice Salad Recipe is a great flavor and is light and delicious!

Everyone will love the flavor of these Shrimp Kabobs on George Foreman Grill! Perfect for a party!

Bang Bang Shrimp and Pasta is a hearty and easy dish to make!

Don’t miss this delicious Deep Fried Baby Shrimp recipe!

These Shrimp Quesadillas are spicy and delicious. You have to try them!

This Shrimp RoTel Dip Recipe is perfect for a party!

Gather the ingredients needed to make this Shrimp and Asparagus Stir Fry Recipe!

How do I reheat baked shrimp?

Baked shrimp is a delicious seafood dish that can be enjoyed in various ways, but knowing how to reheat it properly can be challenging.

To get the most out of reheated baked shrimp, it’s essential to ensure it doesn’t dry out or become tough.

The oven or stovetop is the best way to reheat baked shrimp. If using the oven, preheat it to 350°F and place the shrimp in an oven-safe dish. Cover the dish with aluminum foil and bake for 10-15 minutes or until heated.

Heat a small amount of oil or butter in a pan over medium heat for stovetop reheating. Add the shrimp and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side or until heated.

By following these simple steps, you can enjoy your delicious baked shrimp all over again!

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Baked Coconut Shrimp Recipe

Baked Coconut Shrimp Recipe

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

This Baked Coconut Shrimp Recipe is delicious and simple. Perfect for an easy weeknight dinner.


  • ½ cup of almond flour or coconut flour
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika

  • 1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp onion powder
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste

  • 2 eggs

  • 2 Tbsp water
  • ¾ cups of unsweetened shredded coconut

  • 1 lb. 10/15 count gulf shrimp, peeled and deveined with the tails on

Avocado Lime Dip Ingredients

  • 1 large ripe avocado, pitted and peeled
3 Tbsp fresh cilantro without stems
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
¼ tsp ground cumin
½ tsp red pepper flakes
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Add parchment paper to a baking sheet.
  2. Add the almond flour, smoked paprika, ground cumin, garlic powder, and onion powder into a pan or bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. In a different bowl, whisk the egg and water until frothy. Season with salt and black pepper.
  4. Add the coconut to a third bowl, and set it aside.
  5. One at a time, dredge the shrimp into the flour and then dip into the egg mixture. Let the excess drip before adding the shrimp to the bowl of coconut. Turn and coat it. Transfer it to a baking sheet and then repeat until all shrimp is done.
  6. Put the baking sheet into the oven and bake for 12-15 minutes. Turn halfway through. (the shrimp should be golden brown and crispy)
  7. To make the dip, add the cilantro, avocado, lime juice, and cumin to a food processor or blender and blend until the mixture is smooth.
  8. Add a tablespoon or two of water if the dip needs to be thinned. Season with salt and pepper.
  9. Put the finished product into a serving bowl and top with red pepper flakes.
  10. Take the shrimp out of the oven and serve with the dip on the side.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 322Total Fat: 28gSaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 95mgSodium: 208mgCarbohydrates: 15gFiber: 9gSugar: 3gProtein: 9g

This data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix on 8/22/2023

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