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Bubba Gump's Coconut Fried Shrimp



  • 1/2 pound unpeeled medium-size fresh shrimp
  • 3/4 cup pancake mix
  • 3/4 cup beer
  • Vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup flaked coconut


  1. Peel shrimp, leaving tails intact; devein, if desired. Combine pancake mix and beer in a small bowl; stir until smooth.
  2. Pour oil to depth of 2 inches into a Dutch oven; heat to 350 degrees F.
  3. Dredge shrimp in flour; shake off excess. Dip shrimp into batter; dredge in coconut. Fry, a few at a time, 45 seconds on each side or until golden. Drain on paper towels.

Yield: 4 appetizer servings


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