Monday, March 26, 2012

Coconut Shrimp with Mango Sauce

Got this recipe from Better homes & Gardens,
Absolutely delicious! Tastes great with a side of thai sticky rice.

Coconut Shrimp with Mango Sauce

1 lime
2 mangoes, halved, seeded, peeled and chopped
1/4 cup honey
Snipped fresh cilantro
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
12 ounces fresh or thawed frozen peeled and deveined large shrimp
1 cup unsweetened flaked coconut
Lime wedges


1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with foil and lightly coat with nonstick cooking spray. Finely shred 1 tsp. peel from lime and squeeze juice from lime; add lime juice to blender with 1 cup of the chopped mango, the honey, and cayenne pepper; cover and process until smooth. Remove 1/4 cup to a shallow dish. Transfer remaining to bowl; top with lime peel and snipped fresh cilantro. Set aside for dipping sauce.

2. Rinse shrimp and pat dry. Sprinkle with salt. Place coconut in shallow dish. Dip shrimp in the 1/4 cup mango sauce and then coconut, pressing to coat. Place on baking sheet.

3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until coconut is golden and shrimp are cooked through. Serve with dipping sauce, remaining chopped mango, cilantro, and lime wedges. Makes 4 servings.

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