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Coconut Shrimp Tacos

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Savory 30-minute tacos stuffed with baked coconut-crusted shrimp and mangos, and topped with a cilantro coconut sauce to die for!


  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and de-veined and tails removed
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 cups coconut flakes
  • 8 soft taco-sized tortillas
  • Dressing

  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • juice of one lime
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro
  • optional toppings: diced mango, pineapple, coleslaw, red peppers and cilantro
  • Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 and spray a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  • Add eggs and water to a small bowl and whisk til smooth. Stir together flour, garlic powder, and chili powder to a second bowl. Place shredded coconut flakes in a third bowl.
  • Toss shrimp in flour mixture. Next, dip shrimp in egg mixture. Lastly, toss shrimp in shredded coconut flakes.
  • Place coated shrimps on prepared baking sheet and spray heavily with cooking spray. Bake about 15 minutes until shrimp are cooked and coconut flakes are golden brown.
  • While shrimps are baking prepare dressing. Whisk all sauce ingredients together And chill until tacos are ready.
  • To assemble tacos, fill tortillas with slaw, shrimp, mango, red peppers, pineapple and drizzle with cilantro dressing.
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