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Thai Coconut Shrimp

Coconut Shrimp 
1/2 cup flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
1 egg
1/3 cup cold water
1/2 cup shredded unsweetened coconut
1 lb. large raw shrimp, thawed with tails on
1 cup coconut oil for frying

Thai Dipping Sauce
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup white vinegar
2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. red pepper flakes
1 clove garlic, minced

Coconut Shrimp
In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, and cayenne pepper. Add egg and water, then stir to combine. Spread coconut onto a plate and set next to the bowl of batter.

Hold shrimp by the tail, dip into batter, then coat with coconut. Set aside on a plate until ready to fry.

Add oil to a deep frying pan and heat over medium-high heat. Add shrimp to oil and reduce heat to medium. Cook about 1 minute per side, until golden brown.

Serve with sauce below. 

Thai Dipping Sauce 

In a saucepan over medium heat, combine sugar, water, vinegar, salt, red pepper flakes, and garlic. Bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.

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