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Coconut Lime Shrimp

coconut lime shrimp
  • (1 1/2 lbs.) extra large shrimp, rinsed
  • (1/3 cup) cornstarch
  • (1/2 tsp.) ground red pepper
  • (1 Tbsp.) honey
  • (1 Tbsp.) freshly squeezed lime juice
  • (1/3 cup) egg whites
  • (3/4 cup) coconut
  • Cooking spray
  • Dash of salt

Coconut Lime Shrimp

This healthy, baked shrimp is bursting with tropical flavors of lime and coconut.

Preparation Time
About 20 minutes
Cook Time
About 15 minutes


  1. 1Preheat the oven to 425°F. Spray a large baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. 2In a medium bowl, mix cornstarch, salt and pepper. Heat the honey in a microwave safe bowl for 30-45 seconds.
  3. 3Stir the lime juice into the warm honey, then slowly add the egg whites and mix. In a flat baking dish, spread the coconut out in a thin layer.
  4. 4Using one hand for each, dip each shrimp first into the cornstarch mix then in the egg white mix. Using your dry hand, roll the shrimp in the coconut then place on the greased baking sheet.

  5. 5Bake 10-15 minutes or until golden brown. Enjoy!

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: about 3 shrimp

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 250
  • Total Fat 15 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 8.4 g
  • Protein 17 g
  • Cholesterol 108 mg
  • Sodium 130 mg
  • Fiber 3.5 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Dinner

Recipe Subcategory: Entrées with Shellfish

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: Yes

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Eggs, Shellfish, Other Animal Ingredients

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.