What To Serve With Coconut Shrimp

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.

 

 

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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.
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Tequila Sunrise Cocktail

 

Classic Mojitos by the Pitcher
Making mojitos by the pitcher with limes and mint is the perfect easy recipe for a crowd.
Check out this recipe
Classic Mojitos by the Pitcher

 

Hot Honey
This is the most amazing hot honey recipe for guaranteed sweet heat love. 
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Hot Honey

 

Watermelon Pico de Gallo (salsa)
Sweet and spicy watermelon pico de gallo is the summer salsa great with chips or on seafood tacos.
Check out this recipe
watermelon pico de gallo

 

Grilled Peach, Avocado, and Goat Cheese Arugula Salad
Sweet grilled peaches, creamy avocado, tangy goat cheese, and spicy arugula are a summer salad sensation.
Check out this recipe
grilled Peach avocado goat cheese arugula salad

 

Mexican Watermelon Cucumber Salad
A refreshing salad with the zing of Tajin added to watermelon, cucumber, and toasted pepitas.
Check out this recipe
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Instant Pot Steamed Broccoli
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. 
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Amazing Roasted Green Beans with Everything But the Bagel Sesame Seasoning
These delicious but easy green beans will be a family favorite. The nutty sesame seasoning that includes garlic and onion adds so much flavor.
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Amazing roasted green beans with everything but the bagel seasoning featured

 

Homemade Beer-Battered Onion Rings
Onion rings are a classic fried treat that is so easy to make homemade. This beer-battered recipe for onion rings is the perfect side dish, snack, or appetizer.
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Homemade Beer-Battered Onion Rings

 

Best Ever Mango Ice Cream
Homemade mango ice cream is the best ever creamy frozen dessert. This tasty recipe takes a wonderful vanilla ice cream base and adds luscious fresh mango for the easiest mango ice cream. 
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Rum Raisin Pineapple Sundaes
Rum raisin caramel sauce drizzled over ice cream and grilled pineapple is the boozy tropical treat to enjoy all summer.
Check out this recipe
Rum Raisin Pineapple Sundaes

 

 

Dips, Sauces, & Cocktails

 

Jalapeno Lime Crema
A great way to spice things up is this citrus and lime sauce. This creamy sauce is spicy and bright which pairs perfectly with crunchy sweet coconut shrimp.
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What to serve with Coconut Shrimp JalapenoLimeCrema-biteswithbri a bowl of light green crema sauce with a spoon and chips

 

Spicy Cajun Remoulade Dipping Sauce
This Louisiana staple is a creamy spicy sauce that is easy to make and packs a lot of flavor. With a touch of honey to balance the horseradish, dijon, and Cajun seasoning, this sauce has it all.
Check out this recipe
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Pineapple Mango Salsa
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.
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What to Serve with Coconut Shrimp pineapple-mango-salsa-recipe-caramelandcashews a bowl of mango salsa surrounded by chips

 

Key Lime Margarita
To enjoy a truly tropical meal, add this key lime margarita. It is like dessert in a glass with a fun graham cracker rim and a secret touch of creamy sweetness for one amazing cocktail.
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Passion Fruit & Ginger Mojitos
This gorgeous rum cocktail recipe has tropical sweet flavors of passion fruit, a bit of tartness of lime juice, and a kick of spice from ginger.
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Rice or Vegetable Side Dishes

 

Instant Pot Coconut Rice
This easy electric pressure cooker recipe makes fluffy perfect rice every time. The addition of coconut milk in the cooking liquid as more flavor so you will never want plain basmati rice ever again.
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What to Serve with Coconut Shrimp instant-pot-coconut-rice-budgetdelicious bowl of rice ready to eat

 

Vegan Asian Brown Rice Salad
This brown rice salad comes together in only 30 minutes. It is full of healthy ingredients like cabbage and carrots plus some edamame for added protein.
Check out this recipe
What to serve with Coconut Shrimp Vegan asian brown rice myplantifulcooking bowl ready to eat with a serving spoon

 

Cauliflower Copycat Chipotle Rice
A great low-carb and keto side dish option. This cauliflower copycat chipotle rice only needs a few ingredients to deliver on bright and herby flavor.
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What to Serve with Coconut Shrimp copycat-chipotle-rice-amandascookin a skillet with rice ready to eat and garnished with lime wedges

 

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.
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What to Serve with Coconut Shrimp crispy brussels biteswithbri

 

Sauteed Broccoli
A quick broccoli stir fry recipe is an easy and healthy side dish. The addition of garlic and red bell pepper ensures this is colorful and flavorful.
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Salad & Other Side Dishes

Vinegar Based Coleslaw
This coleslaw has no mayo and has a vinegar based dressing. It is healthy, crisp, and pair perfectly with sweet coconut shrimp.
Check out this recipe
What to Serve with Coconut Shrimp vinegar based bowl full of coleslaw

 

Healthy Cucumber Radish Salad
A tahini salad dressing tops this simple and healthy salad. Ribbons of cucumber and spicy radishes pair up in this pretty and quick side dish.
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Crunchy Asian Broccoli Slaw
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.
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What to Serve with Coconut Shrimp crunchy-asian-broccoli-slaw-garnishandglaze a bowl full of coleslaw

 

Homemade French Fries
Fried coconut shrimp needs a staple side dish like french fries, right!? These homemade french fries are the perfect accompaniment.
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What to Serve with Coconut Shrimp Homemade-French-Fry-Recipe-thecozycook a basket of fries with catsup for dipping

 

Purple Sweet Potato Tater Tots
How fun and beautiful are these purple tater tots. They are sweet, crispy, and satisfying.
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What To Serve With Coconut Shrimp 4 images of sauce, fries, and 2 salads

What To Serve With Coconut Shrimp

Angela
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.
Prep Time 0 mins
Course Side Dish

Ingredients
  

TRY ANY LISTED ABOVE

  • Asian Slaw
  • French Fries
  • Mango Ice Cream
  • Coconut Rice
  • Margarita
  • Mojitos
  • Lime Crema
  • Onion Rings

Instructions
 

  • Make your favorite coconut shrimp recipe.
  • Choose one or more wonderful sides from the lists above.
  • Enjoy!
Keyword seafood, side dishes, sides, tropical

 


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