Crunchy Coconut Calamari (Shrimp or Tofu)
Crunchy Coconut Calamari (Shrimp or Tofu)
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    Calamari is dunked in buttermilk and rice flour, then coated with panko and shredded coconut for a crunchy protein addition to Thai-Style Roasted Vegetable Soup or Curried Okra and Eggplant . This flexible recipe can be used successfully on tofu for a delicious and crunchy vegetarian option!

    Ingredients

    • 1 pound calamari rings, patted dry
    • 1 cup buttermilk
    • 3/4 cup rice flour*
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 1/2 cup toasted unsweetened shredded coconut
    • 1 1/2 cups panko
    • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne (optional)
    • refined coconut oil (for frying)*
    • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
    • sea salt

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 764 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 62 g 95.83%
    • Saturated Fat: 12 g 62.24%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 73 mg 3.03%
    • Calcium: 6 mg 0.57%
    • Potassium: 858 mg 24.53%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 2.4%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 52 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 8.66%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0.27%
    • Vitamin C 0.28%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat12
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total3 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq