Create a seafood dinner that will remind you of long walks on the beach. Fresh fish tossed in coconut get an extra special dressing with a drizzle of Orange-Lime Dip. Serve as an easy appetizer or as a tasty main dish.

Recipe by Southern Living October 1996


Credit: Tina Evans

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about 3 dozen


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  • Peel shrimp, leaving the tails intact; devein, if desired, and set shrimp aside.

  • Combine biscuit mix, sugar, and beer, stirring until smooth; set mixture aside.

  • Coat shrimp with flour; dip into beer mixture, allowing excess to drain. Gently roll coated shrimp in flaked coconut.

  • Pour vegetable oil to a depth of 3 inches in a large saucepan; heat to 350°. Cook shrimp, a few at a time, 1 to 2 minutes or until golden; drain on paper towels, and serve immediately with Orange-Lime Dip.