Cajun Coconut Shrimp

Cajun Coconut Shrimp

Cajun Coconut Shrimp

Course: Appetizer, Dinner, Lunch, Snack
Cuisine: Seafood
Keyword: coconut, Shrimp
Servings: 1
Calories: 454kcal


  • 7 oz raw tail-on shrimp
  • 3 tbsp unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1.5 tsp cajun seasoning
  • 1/8 tsp pink salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper


  • Preheat air fryer to 180 degrees C or oven to 350 degrees F
  • In a small bowl, whisk egg, cajun seasoning, oil, salt and pepper
  • Place shredded coconut in separate small bowl
  • Dip shrimp into egg mixture, then press one shrimp at a time in the shredded coconut until well coated
  • Place shrimp on parchment lined baking sheet or in parchment lined air fryer basket
  • Cook shrimp for 10 minutes, then flip and bake for another 5 minutes until slightly browned

*Excellent served with Curry Lime Dipping Sauce


    Calories: 454kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 48g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 664mg | Sodium: 1906mg | Potassium: 410mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1715IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 312mg | Iron: 6mg
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