Shrimp Ono Nui Recipe

Ono nui means "very good" in Hawaiian and this dish definitely lives up to its name.

This Hawaiian-style shrimp dish came from the Safari Steakhouse restaurant in the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel in Honolulu. The shrimp are heavily coated with shredded coconut before being deep-fried and served with a pineapple cocktail sauce.

Step 1

Roll the shrimp in flour seasoned with salt, then dip in the beaten egg. Roll the shrimp in the coconut, covering thoroughly.

Step 2

Deep-fry the shrimp in oil heated to about 350 degrees until browned and cooked through, about 3 to 4 minutes.

Step 3

Drain on paper towels. Mix the cocktail sauce with the crushed pineapple.

Step 4

Serve the shrimp with the sauce on the side.

Things You'll Need

  • 24 Raw jumbo shrimp; peeled
  • 1/2c Flour
  • Salt
  • 2 Eggs; beaten
  • 1 1/2c Shredded coconut
  • Oil; for deep frying
  • 1c Bottled cocktail sauce
  • 1/4c Crushed pineapple

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