Captain Crunch Shrimp with Caribbean Lime Sauce Recipe

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15 mins (prep 5, cooking 10)
8 ingredients
2 servings
Large shrimp, fried in Captain Crunch cereal. An excellent alternative for those that don't like the texture of coconut in coconut fried shrimp.

Categories:  quick-and-easy , quick , caribbean ,
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  • ◦1 cup apricot preserves
  • ◦juice of one lime
  • ◦1 small fresh jalapeno, seeded and finely minced
  • 12 super large shrimp, peeled, deveined and butterflied (leave on the tail)
  • ◦1 cup flour
  • ◦2 teaspoons cajun seasoning (such as tony chachere’s)
  • ◦3 beaten eggs
  • ◦2 cups captain crunch cereal, crushed roughly
  • ◦oil, 1/2″ deep in a skillet, for frying (or may use deep-fryer)


Serving Size (6.0 g)
Servings 2
Amount per Serving
Calories 0.0 Calories from Fat 0.0
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.0g 0.0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0.0%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 0.0mg 0.0%
Total Carbohydrate 0.0g 0.0%
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g 0.0%
Sugars 0.0 g %
Protein 0.0g 0.0%
Vitamin A 0.0IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 0.0mg% Iron 0.0mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
large shrimp, beaten eggs