Recipe: Perfect Coconut Shrimp w/ Leek Slaw over Cajun Grits

Coconut Shrimp w/ Leek Slaw over Cajun Grits.

Coconut Shrimp w/ Leek Slaw over Cajun Grits You can cook Coconut Shrimp w/ Leek Slaw over Cajun Grits using 37 ingredients and 16 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Coconut Shrimp w/ Leek Slaw over Cajun Grits

  1. You need of Sprout and Leek Slaw.
  2. It’s of thick-cut bacon slices, diced (about 6 oz.).
  3. It’s of large leek, thinly sliced (about 2 cups).
  4. You need of fresh Brussels sprouts, trimmed and shredded (about 8 cups).
  5. It’s of olive oil.
  6. You need of apple cider vinegar.
  7. It’s of honey.
  8. You need of kosher salt.
  9. Prepare of black pepper.
  10. Prepare of chopped toasted pecans.
  11. Prepare of thinly sliced fresh chives.
  12. You need of Shrimp.
  13. It’s of 16/20* shrimp (*Denotes size of 16-20 shrimp per pound).
  14. It’s of all-purpose flour.
  15. You need of eggs, beaten.
  16. It’s of panko bread crumbs.
  17. Prepare of shredded coconut, unsweetened.
  18. Prepare of pineapple, thinly sliced.
  19. You need of Vegetable oil, enough for deep frying.
  20. You need of Togarashi Vinaigrette.
  21. You need of rice wine vinegar.
  22. It’s of smoked paprika.
  23. You need of honey.
  24. Prepare of thumbs ginger, peeled and minced.
  25. It’s of garlic, minced.
  26. You need of shallots, minced.
  27. It’s of Dijon mustard.
  28. Prepare of sesame oil.
  29. It’s of grapeseed oil.
  30. You need of Grits.
  31. Prepare of chicken broth.
  32. You need of yellow corn grits.
  33. You need of butter, unsalted.
  34. You need of shredded sharp cheddar cheese.
  35. You need of cajun seasoning.
  36. Prepare of garlic powder.
  37. You need of salt and pepper,.

Coconut Shrimp w/ Leek Slaw over Cajun Grits instructions

  1. For the grits:.
  2. Heat a medium saucepan over medium heat, add the chicken broth and bring to a boil. Slowly whisk in the grits, Cajun and garlic seasonings and reduce the heat to medium-low. Cook the grits until tender, about 15 to 20 minutes, stirring frequently with a wooden spoon, breaking up any clumps with the back of the spoon..
  3. Remove the saucepan from the heat and stir in the butter and then the cheese until completely melted. Season with salt and pepper..
  4. For the Sprouts Leek Slaw:.
  5. Cook bacon in a large, heavy skillet over medium until crisp, about 15 minutes. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towels. Reserve 1 tablespoon of the drippings in skillet; transfer 2 tablespoons of the drippings to a small bowl. Dice bacon, and set aside..
  6. Add leeks to skillet, and cook, stirring often, 3 minutes. Combine leeks and Brussels sprouts in a large bowl..
  7. Add olive oil, apple cider vinegar, honey, salt, and pepper to reserved 2 tablespoons of drippings, and whisk to combine. Add to Brussels sprouts and leeks; toss to coat. Stir in chopped pecans, chives, and diced bacon..
  8. For the Vinaigrette:.
  9. In large mixing bowl, add rice wine vinegar, smoked paprika, honey, and Dijon mustard..
  10. Using a hand blender or whisk, slowly incorporate grapeseed and sesame oil..
  11. Finish with ginger, shallots, garlic, salt, and pepper..
  12. For the shrimp:.
  13. In a mixing bowl, add panko bread crumbs and coconut. Mix together..
  14. Place shrimp in flour. Then add eggs and the panko bread crumb/coconut mixture..
  15. Fry shrimp in a 350° fryer for 2½ to 3 minutes until shrimp are cooked through. Shrimp should be golden brown in colour..
  16. Plate with grits in the center, surround the grits with the leek slaw, place several slices of pineapple in center, top with shrimp and drizzle with vinaigrette. Serve and enjoy!.