If you are trying to figure out what goes well with coconut shrimp for dinner, this list is exactly what you are looking for. Homemade recipes baked, fried, or made in the air-fryer are a sweet and savory delicious way to enjoy seafood. The coconut shrimp pairs well with all sorts of side dishes. All of these suggested sides work great for all your meal ideas, including dinner at home, parties, potlucks, or any fancy dinner party with guests.
The best sides to serve with coconut shrimp are all right here. Many fellow food bloggers have shared some of their quick and easy side dish recipes to eat with coconut shrimp. If you want a cocktail, sauce, salad, vegetables, rice, or more we have you covered with so many choices on what to enjoy. Whether you make the coconut shrimp homemade or pick it up to go – all these sides pair well with your meal.
What to Serve with Coconut Shrimp
This is a tasty list of what sides to eat with your coconut shrimp Many of these side dishes are also great to serve with grilled, peel & eat, or fried shrimp. In reality, most of these sides can be made to eat with just about any seafood or shellfish like salmon, halibut, clams, and more. There is a variety of side dish options that include low-carb, keto, vegan, gluten-free, healthy, and dairy-free.
To help you decide what to serve with coconut shrimp, I have broken down the list into some subcategories. So based on your mood, preference, or diet, there is something for everyone. There are healthy salads, spicy dips, tropical cocktails, and unique sides. This list includes the best of what to make and serve with coconut shrimp:
Recipes by The Short Order Cook
Dips, Sauces, & Cocktails
Rice or Vegetable Side Dishes
Salad & Other Side Dishes
Recipes by The Short Order Cook
The following recipes include many different sides for eating with coconut shrimp. Pick any of these wonderful choices from dips, salads, side dishes, cocktails, and desserts. There are sweet, spicy, and tropical flavors that all go great with coconut shrimp.
TEQUILA SUNRISE COCKTAIL: TWO UNIQUE TWISTS ON A CLASSIC
A gorgeous colorful cocktail with tequila, citrus juices, and grenadine.
The best dips for eating with sweet potato fries are these two quick and easy recipes. Here is not just one but two terrific dips to serve with your favorite french fries. Each dipping sauce is a wonderful combination of 3 simple ingredients to make a yummy dip to serve with sweet potato fries.
If you want an easy peanutty coleslaw recipe, this Asian avocado peanut coleslaw is the best. This chopped slaw recipe is bursting with fresh vegetables that are dressed in a homemade Asian-inspired dressing that is salty, sweet, and spicy. This slaw is vegan and gluten-free and sure to be one that everyone loves.
Instant pot steamed broccoli is a healthy and easy recipe that comes out perfect every time. In just a few minutes fresh broccoli is cooked and ready to enjoy. This method works in any electric pressure cooker with or without a steamer basket and results in fresh steamed broccoli that is not mushy.
This pineapple mango salsa is the perfect tropical condiment when enjoying coconut shrimp. A fresh fruit salsa with crisp cucumber, sweet red bell peppers, and some heat from jalapeno for a sweet and spicy accompaniment.
Crispy Brussel Sprouts with Soy Ginger Vingaigrette
With Thai flavors like basil, soy sauce, lime, honey, and chili flakes these brussel sprouts are the perfect combination of sweet and spicy. The brussel sprouts are charred for additional flavor and topped with crunch fried onions and chopped peanuts for wonderful texture.
Store-bought ramen noodles never had a better calling. This easy broccoli slaw salad comes together quickly and has so much flavor and texture thanks to crunchy noodles, sunflower seeds, and rice wine vinegar.
For additional side recipes that go well with any kind of seafood, check out these other articles. All the amazing recipes are shared by the best food bloggers and include a wide variety of side dish ideas to serve with fish, shellfish, and more.
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The Best of What To Serve With Coconut Shrimp
If you are trying to figure out what goes well with coconut shrimp, this list is exactly what you are looking for. If you want slaw, vegetables, fries, cocktails, dipping sauces or more this list has you covered. These are my favorites:
Deep-Fried Sweet Potato Fries
Asian Avocado Coleslaw
Pineapple Mango Salsa
Key Lime Margarita
Instant Pot Steamed Broccoli
Homemade Beer-Battered onion Rings
Best Ever Mango Ice Cream
Simply make your favorite coconut shrimp recipe. Then, choose one or more wonderful sides from the lists above. Enjoy!
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