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Red Lobster Coconut Shrimps Recipe

Red Lobster coconut shrimps are crispy and delectable. With just a few ingredients flaky coconut shrimps will be ready. Dip the shrimps in the batter, coat it with the crumbs and put it to fry.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course copycat
Cuisine American
Servings 3
Calories 335 kcal


Frying Pan
Wire Rack
3 Bowls


  • ½ pound Shrimps
  • ½ cup Panko Bread Crumbs
  • ½ Unsweetened Coconut Flakes
  • 1 tablespoon Sour Cream
  • 1 tablespoon Liquid Pina Colada Mix
  • ½ cup Canned Pineapple tidbits
  • 1 tablespoon Parrot Bay Coconut Rum
  • 1 teaspoon Cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Canola Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Coconut Cream
  • cup Milk
  • teaspoon Salt


  • In a bowl, add sour cream, liquid pina colada mix, half a cup of pineapple tidbits, powdered sugar, and rum. Combine everything nicely and cover it to sit in the fridge while you prepare the shrimp.
  • Moving forward, take two bowls to prepare the breading batter. In one bowl, add cornstarch, and in another, add coconut cream, sugar, salt, milk, and rum.
  • Let the wet batter aside for 5 minutes.
  • While the batter rests, add panko bread crumbs and shredded coconut into a third bowl. Combine for the dry coating.
  • Slice the butterfly shrimps. Dip each into the flour, then the wet batter, and at last coat the shrimps with breadcrumbs and coconut mixture.
  • Arrange the shrimps until all the slices are battered properly.
  • Add the coated shrimps into the frying pan. Deep-fry the shrimps for 5 minutes until they turn golden brown.
  • Remove the fried shrimps on a wire rack or paper towel.
  • Serve the crispy fried shrimps with pina colada dipping sauce.
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 335kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 24g | Sodium: 745mg
Keyword Red Lobster, Red Lobster Coconut Shrimps, Red Lobster shrimps
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