Coconut Shrimp with Gingered Cocktail Sauce

Add a tropical touch to your party with this elegant appetizer, ready to serve in half an hour.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 16
 

Ingredients

Shrimp

1
cup shredded coconut
1/2
cup Progresso™ plain bread crumbs
1/4
teaspoon salt
Dash ground red pepper (cayenne)
1 1/2
lb uncooked medium shrimp, peeled, deveined
1/4
cup honey

Sauce

1
jar (12 oz) cocktail sauce
1/4
teaspoon ground ginger

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Line large cookie sheet with foil; lightly spray foil with cooking spray. In food processor, place coconut, bread crumbs, salt and ground red pepper; process 10 seconds to mix slightly. Place in pie pan or shallow dish.
  • 2 Pat shrimp dry with paper towels; place in medium bowl. In 1-quart saucepan, heat honey over low heat just until melted. Pour over shrimp; toss to coat. Roll shrimp in coconut mixture to coat; place in single layer on cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 9 to 12 minutes or until shrimp turn pink and coconut begins to brown.
  • 4 In small serving bowl, mix sauce ingredients. Arrange shrimp on serving platter; serve with sauce.
  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Line large cookie sheet with foil; lightly spray foil with cooking spray. In food processor, place coconut, bread crumbs, salt and ground red pepper; process 10 seconds to mix slightly. Place in pie pan or shallow dish.
  • 2 Pat shrimp dry with paper towels; place in medium bowl. In 1-quart saucepan, heat honey over low heat just until melted. Pour over shrimp; toss to coat. Roll shrimp in coconut mixture to coat; place in single layer on cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 9 to 12 minutes or until shrimp turn pink and coconut begins to brown.
  • 4 In small serving bowl, mix sauce ingredients. Arrange shrimp on serving platter; serve with sauce.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

To devein peeled shrimp, run a sharp knife down the back of the shrimp and lift the sandy-colored vein from the shrimp. Rinse to remove any excess vein.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
380mg
380%;
Total Carbohydrate
15g
15%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
12g
12%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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