Coconut Shrimp with Pina Colada Dipping Sauce | Keto, Gluten Free

These Crispy Coconut Shrimp are the perfect low carb appetizer or meal, serve them with pina colada dipping sauce for the perfect combination!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Sabra - This Mom's Menu

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Jumbo Shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 2 Eggs
  • ½ cup Coconut Flour
  • ½ cup Pork Rinds Crushed
  • ½ cup Unsweetened Coconut Flakes
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Olive or Avocado Oil spray for air frying, OR Enough Lard or Avocado Oil for covering the bottom of your skillet to about ¼ inch.

For the Pina Colada Dipping Sauce

Instructions

For the Pina Colada Sauce:

  • Combine all of the ingredients for the Pina Colada Dipping sauce in a small bowl. Mix well, then store in the refrigerator until ready to use.

For the Shrimp:

  • Beat the eggs in a shallow bowl, then combine the Coconut flour, coconut flakes, crushed pork rinds, salt, and pepper in a separate shallow bowl.
  • One at a time, dip the shrimp into the beaten eggs, then into the coconut flour mixture. Set them aside on a clean plate or place them on the basket of your air fryer.

For Air Frying:

  • Place prepared shrimp in a single layer on the basket of your air fryer. Spritz the shrimp with oil and cook at 360° F for 8-10 minutes flipping halfway through.

For Pan Frying:

  • Add lard or avocado oil to a heavy bottomed skillet to about ¼ inch deep. Heat over Medium High.
  • Once the oil is hot, carefully and slowly add the shrimp to the pan in a single layer. Cook for about 3-4 minutes on each side or until the shrimp is golden brown and crispy.
  • Remove from the skillet and place on a paper towel lined plate until ready to eat.

Notes

Nutrition info for 1/4th of the Shrimp Only: 340 calories, 16g fat, 9g carbs, 4g fiber, 25g protein
Nutrition info for 1/4th of the Pina Colada Dipping Sauce only: 90 calories, 15g fat, 2g carbs, 1g fiber, 6g protein
This information is only an estimate and DOES NOT include the oil used for frying

Nutrition

Calories: 430kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 349mg | Sodium: 1086mg | Potassium: 241mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 240IU | Vitamin C: 5.2mg | Calcium: 205mg | Iron: 3.7mg