Beer Battered Coconut Shrimp


Beer Battered Coconut Shrimp

This Beer Battered Coconut Shrimp is out of this world! The sweet taste of coconut with the flavor of beer makes this shrimp a crowd favorite.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Lunch
Cuisine Cajun
Servings 8 servings


  • 1 cup beer
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cups unsweetened flaked coconut
  • 1 lb uncooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • vegetable oil for frying


  • Preheat your 2 inches of oil in a dutch oven to 350ºF.
  • Meanwhile, prepare the batter by mixing together the beer, flour, egg, and salt in a medium bowl until the batter is smooth. Place coconut on a plate.
  • Dip each shrimp into the batter and roll in the flaked coconut. Fry shrimp in batches until golden brown, about 4 minutes. Drain on paper towels and serve.


Serve with cocktail sauce or a tartar sauce.
Keep the shrimp warm while waiting for the others to fry by covering the plate with foil.

Perfect Pairing

Serve this Beer Battered Coconut Shrimp with Apple Gin and Tonic.