Spicy Mango Shrimp

Spicy Mango ShrimpRecipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell
The Twist: A quick and colorful skillet sauté topped with toasted coconut offers a light, innovative take on the sweet-hot flavor of fried coconut shrimp with honey mustard sauce.


Makes 6 to 8 servings
Total time: 35 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Total: 35 Minutes


1 1/2 pounds peeled, large raw shrimp (1 6/20 count)
3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
1 cup chopped green onions
1 cup diced red bell pepper
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
1/2 to 1 tsp. dried crushed red pepper
1 cup chopped fresh mango
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/4 cup soy sauce
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
Topping: toasted sweetened flaked coconut


1. Prepare Coconut-Lime Rice.

2. Meanwhile, sauté half of shrimp in 1 Tbsp. hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 2 to 3 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Remove shrimp from skillet. Repeat procedure with 1 Tbsp. hot oil and remaining shrimp.

3. Sauté onions and next 4 ingredients in remaining 1 Tbsp. hot oil over medium-high heat 1 minute. Stir in mango and next 3 ingredients, and cook 1 minute; stir in shrimp. Serve over hot cooked Coconut-Lime Rice; top with toasted coconut.