Host's Islander Shrimp Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time25 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageCuisine
CourseMethod
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Raw shrimp2 Pound
 Fat2 Cup (32 tbs) (For deep frying)
 Lemon juice1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Curry powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Stiffly beaten egg whites5
 Flour1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Milk1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Shredded coconut1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), or finely grated
 Curry powder1 Dash
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2073 Calories from Fat 670

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 75 g115.9%

Saturated Fat 28.9 g144.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1420.7 mg

Sodium 2023.1 mg84.3%

Total Carbohydrates 121 g40.3%

Dietary Fiber 8.2 g32.7%

Sugars 8.4 g

Protein 217 g434.6%

Vitamin A 34.6% Vitamin C 79.7%

Calcium 58.8% Iron 164.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

First devein and clean the shrimp, leaving the mermaid tails on.
Then marinate the shrimp for at least 20 minutes, or overnight if you wish, in a mixture made of lemon juice and curry powder.
Drain off the liquid and prepare the batter by beating the egg whites first.
Combine the flour and milk with a dash of curry powder and salt and pepper to taste.
Make a smooth batter and then fold in the egg whites and the grated coconut.
The batter should be thick and not thin.
Then dip the shrimp in the batter and fry in deep fat (about 2 inches) at a temperature of 365 degrees for about 4 minutes.
Serve the shrimp hot with a Sambal sauce, made as follows:
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