Coconut Shrimp Recipe

The best coconut shrimp recipe is easy to make. It can be fried, oven baked, or grilled and still be healthy and as good as those in Red Lobster, Outback Steak House, or other well known restaurants. When it comes to Candida albicans or yeast infections, ingredients need to be substituted in order to follow anti Candida diet guidelines. See the coconut shrimp recipes on this page for delicious ways you can add shrimp to your everyday diet.

Shrimp also provides a high amount of vitamin D which many people are insufficient in getting. Sunlight is one of the major sources of vitamin D other than eating shrimp, salmon, tuna, fish oils, eggs, sardines, or liver. It helps prevent osteoporosis, inflammation, certain bone diseases, and many other ailments.

All the coconut shrimp recipes here would go well with brown rice. Shrimp plus the health benefits of coconut oil make for a fantastic meal. Coconut nutrition provides a powerful effect on toxic organisms such as yeast overgrowth, bacteria, fungus. Coconut oil uses can range from baking to skin moisturizers.

Chinese Coconut Shrimp Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 pound uncooked shrimp (shelled and devained)
  • 1 inch chopped ginger (or ginger paste)
  • 1 small chopped onion
  • 5 cloves chopped garlic
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ½ cup unsweetened coconut milk
  • lemon (optional)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Directions In a bag combine coconut milk, shrimp, ginger, garlic, salt, pepper, and onion. Let sit at least 12 hours or overnight. Melt butter in frying pan on medium high heat and add all ingredients from the bag but except the shrimp in order to cook vegetables. Let cook for 10 minutes. Add shrimp and let cook for 3 minutes on each side. Remove from heat and add lemon.

    Coconut Shrimp Dipping Sauce Recipe

    This cilantro lime dressing comes from Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon. It's a healthy and quick way to add a little flavor to any coconut shrimp recipe.

    Makes about ¾ cup

  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon expeller-expressed flax oil
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro, finely chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon dried oregano
  • dash cayenne pepper
  • pinch stevia powder
  • Place all ingredients in a bowl and stir vigorously with a fork.

    Fried Coconut Shrimp Recipe

    Ingredients

  • 1 pound uncooked shrimp (shelled and devained)
  • ¼ cup unsweetened coconut flakes (optional)
  • 1 small chopped onion
  • 1 chopped red bell pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons curry powder
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • sea salt and pepper to taste
  • Directions In a medium heated frying pan melt butter and add bell pepper, cumin, and onion. Let cook for 5 minutes. Add coconut milk, cayenne pepper, and curry powder and let cook for another 5 minutes to combine ingredients. Turn heat to high and add shrimp, salt and pepper. Let cook for 3 minutes on each side. Sprinkle with coconut flakes if desired and serve.

    Oven Baked Coconut Shrimp Recipe

    Ingredients

  • 1 pound uncooked shrimp (shelled and devained)
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • ½ cup full fat milk (can substitute with unsweetened coconut milk)
  • sea salt and pepper to taste
  • Directions Get a medium to large baking pan and coat the bottom with half the oil. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. In a separate bowl combine and mix wet ingredients of milk and egg whites. In another small bowl add coconut flakes. Dip each shrimp into the wet mixture and then into the coconut flakes. Put coated shrimp into the baking pan and drizzle with left over oil and salt and pepper. Cook on each side for 5-6 minutes (Do not over cook). Top with lemon or serve with your favorite dipping sauce.

    Grilled Coconut Shrimp Recipe

    Ingredients

  • 1 pound uncooked shrimp (shelled and devained)
  • 1 small onion
  • ½ cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • wooden skewers
  • 1/3 cup cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 lime
  • sea salt and pepper to taste
  • Directions Combine garlic, cilantro, oil, lime juice, coconut and onion in a food processor and blend until smooth. Stick skewer through each piece of shrimp. Coat shrimp in marinade and place on heated grill. Add salt and pepper. Cook shrimp for 3 minutes on each side.

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