CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Fried Samoas ShrimpIf you’re of the opinion Girl Scout cookies are all snacks, think again.
By: Herald Staff Report,
If you’re of the opinion Girl Scout cookies are all snacks, think again. With the annual cookie sales campaign now in full swing, check out the following grown-up recipe.
Fried Samoas Shrimp
4 extra large shrimp, peeled and veins removed
5 Samoas Girl Scout cookies, finely chopped
2 cups seasoned bread crumbs
2 cups flour
1 cup coconut flakes
4 egg whites
1 pinch cayenne pepper
1 lime for garnish
Vegetable or peanut oil for frying
Toss coconut flakes with bread crumbs, cayenne pepper and chopped Samoas cookies. Dredge shrimp through flour, followed by egg whites and Samoas Girl Scout cookies mixture. Fry shrimp in vegetable oil at 350 degrees Fahrenheit until golden brown. Garnish with coconut flakes and lime wedges. Serve warm.
Yield: 5 shrimp.
Serving suggestions: Arrange in a star pattern on a salad plate or on a bamboo skewer with tropical fruits. Serve as an appetizer, in a salad or as an entree.
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