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Firehouse Recipe of the Week: Coconut Shrimp


Dinner Recipe Courtesy of Retired Portland Firefighter Mark Walkley, Station 7


Coconut Shrimp





  • 1 lb. raw shrimp, tail on, butterflied - BIG
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cayenne
  • 1 egg


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Toss coconut with dry ingredients in pie plate.
  3. Whisk egg separately.
  4. Dip shrimp into egg then coconut mixture, pressing on.
  5. Place on lightly greased baking sheet.
  6. Bake 11 to 14 minutes, until shrimp are cooked through.


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May 5, 2010


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