Coconut Shrimp Tacos

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If you like coconut shrimp, you will love these Coconut Shrimp Tacos. Coconut shrimp is such a delicious recipe, and they make a great taco filling. You can use traditional fish taco toppings or the suggested toppings in the recipe. For the coconut shrimp, you will need egg, flour, Panko bread crumbs, some shredded coconut, raw shrimp and coconut oil for frying. You can use soft corn or flour taco shells. For toppings, you can use chevre cheese, sweet coleslaw, pineapple salsa, cilantro, coconut shrimp, and hot sauce. This is a dynamite shrimp recipe that is sure to be a favorite. You can set up a taco bar and serve these for a party, with plenty of fresh ingredients and toppings for people to choose from. You'll want to place the cooked shrimp on paper towel-lined plates, and cover cooked shrimp with heavy duty aluminum foil once you have a full plate. You want to make sure they are warm when people start to make this tacos.

Coleslaw is the perfect addition to this coconut shrimp tacos recipe, giving them just the right amount of crunch. Cabbage is the base ingredient in some of the best slaw recipes, but you can use cabbage in all sorts of recipes. With cabbage colors like green, purple and white it is sure to add some nice color along with being full of anthocyanins, which have been proven to have anti-carcinogenic properties. So adding cabbage into your diet is a healthy idea. You can use cabbage in fish tacos, bean burrito ideas, baked mahi-mahi, stir fry recipes and more. Not only does cabbage add life to all sorts of recipe ideas but is is also good if you are trying to watch your weight. Cabbage is low in saturated fat and cholesterol, and also a good source of dietary fiber. Cabbage is also a good source of folates, especially important for pregnant mothers. Cabbage is also full of vitamin C and vitamin K which are important for keeping your bones and body healthy. Vitamin C may help your body develop resistance against infectious harmful, pro-inflammatory free radicals. And vitamin K is important in the diet as it makes your bone stronger.

Nutrition Facts for: Coconut Shrimp Tacos from Chin Deep

Ingredients: All purpose flour, salt, freshly ground black pepper, eggs, panko bread crumbs, sweetened coconut, raw shrimp.

* The entire recipe has been calculated for 8 servings.

* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet

* Per Serving: Calories 237, Calories from Fat 61, Total Fat 6.8g 10%, Saturated Fat 4.0g 20%, Cholesterol 226mg 75%, Sodium 617mg 26%, Potassium 235mg 7%, Carbohydrates 18.8g 6%, Dietary Fiber 1.8g 7%, Sugars 1.6g, Protein 23.9g, Vitamin A 6%, Vitamin C 1%, Calcium 11%, Iron 17%

Using hot sauce in this coconut shrimp tacos recipe is optional, but it adds a nice hint of flavor it's up to you how much to add. Many hot sauce recipes use child peppers as the base and then add salt and vinegar, while other hot sauces use different types of fruits or vegetables as the base and add the child peppers to make them hot. The type of chili pepper used typically lets you know how hot the sauce will be. With Ghost peppers and Habanero peppers making the hotter sauces. Thank you to Melissa for sharing this dynamite shrimp recipe for coconut shrimp tacos on the "Chin Deep" recipe site. Some of the other recipes you will find on the site include salad recipes, main dish recipes, drink recipes, dressing recipes, dessert recipes and more. *

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