Joes Crab Shack Coconut Shrimp
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Joes Crab Shack Coconut Shrimp – this is a refreshing way to prepare shrimp, don’t miss this recipe for a wonderful tropical flavor.

Make Joes Crab Shack Coconut Shrimp at home with our recipe.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword Joes Crab Shack Coconut Shrimp
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 622kcal
Author Stephanie Manley


  • 1 pound shrimp Make Joes Crab Shack Coconut Shrimp at home with our recipe.
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2/3 cup cornstarch
  • 7 ounces Flaked Coconut small flake if possible
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 cup Flour
  • vegetable oil for frying


  • Mix eggs and water. Set aside. Place 1/3 cup of cornstarch in a bowl for a dusting of shrimp. Mix in separate bowl 1/3 cup (the remainder) of cornstarch, coconut, sugar, salt, and flour, blend well.
  •  Heat oil for deep frying. Roll shrimp in cornstarch, then in egg wash, then finally roll in coconut mixture. Place shrimp in hot oil and deep fry until done. Shrimp will float to the top when cooked. 
  • Take care not to overcook shrimp. Serve with Joe's Crab Shack Pineapple dipping sauce. 

Recipe Tips

Yumm Yumm. We have found the results to be slightly better when you process the coconut in a blender for a few seconds. It will grate up the coconut just a bit more


Calories: 622kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 29g | Cholesterol: 367mg | Sodium: 1515mg | Potassium: 407mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 120IU | Vitamin C: 5.4mg | Calcium: 190mg | Iron: 5.3mg
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