Red Lobster Parrot Bay Coconut Shrimp

Coconut Shrimp

You can make coconut encrusted shrimp at home any night of the week with our recipe. Red Lobster makes some delicious coconut shrimp in their Parrot Bay Coconut Shrimp. You can make shrimp just like they do with our version of this recipe…it isn’t a secret anymore.

Red Lobster Parrot Bay Coconut Shrimp


Red Lobster Parrot Bay Coconut Shrimp

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  • Recipe Type: Appetizer Recipes, Copycat Restaurant Recipes, CopyKat Recipes, Main Dish Recipes
  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 20 minutes
  • Serves: 4

This is a delicious way to make shrimp. The sweet coconut adds a nice touch to this shrimp.


  • 1/2 pound large shrimp (butterfly the shrimp)
  • 1 cup sweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 cup plain bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch (for mixing with coconut and bread crumbs)
  • 1/2 cup pina colada mix
  • 3 tablespoons Captain Morgan Spiced Rum
  • 1 tablespoon powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • Red Lobster Pina Colada Dipping Sauce


Mix bread crumbs, 1/4 cup cornstarch, and coconut in a deep bowl and set aside. Combine pina colada mix, powdered sugar and rum in a small mixing bowl and set aside. Place 1/2 cup cornstarch in a separate bowl. Heat oil for deep frying. Oil is ready for frying shrimp with it reaches 375 degrees. Coat shrimp first in cornstarch, then in the piÒa colada mix, then dust shrimp in bread crumbs/coconut mixture. For the second coating, place back into pina colada mix, then again into coconut, and then the bread crumb mixture. Place prepared shrimp carefully into hot oil. Fry until golden brown; remove from fryer and drain.

Serve with Red Lobster Pina Colada Dipping Sauce.

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  • Violet

    Can anyone who’s made this suggest a good pina colada mix to use?

    • Cecilia Pipitone-Oliveto

      I use the frozen Barcardi Pina Colada mix that is in cans near the frozen orange juice.

  • Sharnese Coney

    This is my first time reviewing a recipe and this is point on! I was afraid to try this at first because i have tried copy cat recipes that came out horrible. But I tried this one because I LOVE Red Lobsters coconut shrimp. I get it every time my family and I go to Red Lobster. But now I never have to go back and its all because of this recipe. It tastes exactly like the coconut shrimp at Red Lobster.

    I did change the recipe a bit though. I butterflied the shrimp so that it cooked well and got the perfect golden brown color. I also used panko bread crumbs instead of regular bread crumbs and left out the rum. BEST COPYCAT RECIPE EVER

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  • QuickNEasyCookin

    Order this often, so talked w/an employee who said they add sour cream to the Pina Colada mix.

    • sarabear04

      Is everything else accurate though?? Really want to try this sauce!

  • Liz Nelson

    I love Coconut shrimp and this recipe was no exception I can’t believe it was so easy to make at home! We will be making this again!