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coconut shrimp

Coconut Shrimp Skewers with Peanut Sauce (makes four skewers) Preparation Time: 20 mins Cooking Time: 5 mins

You will need: 2 handful of breadcrumbs (panko if you can get them) 2 handfuls of desiccated coconut one packet of jumbo prawns (cooked) a handful of plain flour 1 egg, beaten oil for frying skewers (optional) For the spicy peanut sauce: 1 tbsp peanut butter 100ml coconut cream 1 tsp brown sugar 1 tsp chilli flakes 1 tsp soy sauce coriander (optional) Make it! Mix together the breadcrumbs and coconut. Coat the prawns in flour, then egg, then the coconut crumb mix. Shallow fry them in an inch of oil, then transfer to kitchen towel before carefully threading onto skewers. For the sauce, gently heat the ingredients in a small pan until they come together.

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