Recipe by Coastal Living January 1999


Recipe Summary

6 servings.


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Instructions Checklist
  • Combine flour and macadamia nuts in a large bowl; make a well in center of flour mixture.

  • Combine half of beer, egg yolks, 2 tablespoons oil, and cream of coconut; add to dry ingredients, stirring just until moistened. Stir in remaining half of beer, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper until smooth.

  • Peel shrimp, and devein, if desired, leaving tails intact. Combine remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, remaining 1/2 teaspoon pepper, lime juice, and garlic in a large bowl; add shrimp, tossing to coat. Cover and chill 30 minutes.

  • Dip shrimp in batter; dredge in coconut.

  • Pour oil to a depth of 2 inches in a Dutch oven; heat to 375°. Fry shrimp 6 to 8 minutes or until golden; drain.