Coconut Shrimp with Pineapple Salsa

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 251.3
  • Total Fat: 10.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 39.6 mg
  • Sodium: 152.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 33.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.3 g
  • Protein: 10.6 g

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Introduction

Eat this shrimp with a fork to ensure that you get some salsa with every bite.
Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 7 shrimp and 1/4 cup salsa)
Eat this shrimp with a fork to ensure that you get some salsa with every bite.
Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 7 shrimp and 1/4 cup salsa)

Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    SHRIMP:
    28 large shrimp
    1/3 cup cornstarch
    3/4 teaspoon salt
    1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
    3 large egg whites
    1 1/2 cups flaked sweetened coconut
    cooking spray

    SALSA:
    1 cup finely chopped fresh pineapple
    1/3 cup finely chopped red onion
    1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro
    1/4 cup pineapple preserves
    1 tablespoon finely chopped seeded jalapeno pepper
    1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
    1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Directions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

To prepare shrimp, peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails intact. Rinse shrimp in cold water, drain on paper towels until dry.

Combine cornstarch, salt, and cayenne pepper in a shallow dish; stir with a whisk. Place the egg whites in a medium bowl, and beat with a mixer at medium-high until frothy (about 2 minutes). Place coconut in a shallow dish.

Working with one shrimp at a time, dredge in cornstarch mixture, Dip in egg white; dredge in coconut, pressing gently with fingers. Place shrimp on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Repeat the procedure with remaining shrimp, cornstarch mixture, egg whites and coconut. Lightly coat shrimp with cooking spray. Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes or until shrimp are done, turning after 10 minutes.

To prepare salsa, combine pineapple and remaining ingredients in a medium bowl; stir to combine.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CNEEPER.

TAGS:  Fish | Dinner | Fish Dinner |

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