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The Secret Ingredient (Coconut): Crispy Pina Colada Shrimp

Coconut shrimp. Even if they're fried, the fact that they're coated in fruit means they're healthy, right?

Coconut has both a distinct flavor and texture. Mixed here with panko, the coconut toasts as it fries, and becomes part of the tooth-cracking crunch on the outside of these giant, juicy shrimp. I serve them with store-bought spicy pineapple salsa, hence the "Pina Colada" part.

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