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Copycat Bubba Gump Shrimp

Over-the-top delicious
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time2 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Main, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: batter dipped coconut shrimp, coconut shrimp, forest gump shrimp
Servings: 4
Calories: 284kcal


  • 1 lb large shrimp 26-30 per pound
  • 3/4 cup baking mix i.e. Bisquik
  • 3/4 cup beer
  • vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 cup flaked coconut


  • Peel shrimp, leaving tails intact. Devein, if needed. Rinse well and drain thoroughly.
  • Pour oil to depth of 1-inch/2.5-cm into a Dutch oven or deep fryer; heat to 350F/180C.
  • Combine baking mix and beer in a small bowl; stir until smooth. Mixture should resemble pancake batter.
  • Dredge shrimp in flour; shake off excess. Dip shrimp into batter; dredge in coconut. Fry, a few at a time, 45 seconds on each side or until golden. Drain on paper towels.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 284kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 297mg | Potassium: 172mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 2mg