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Coconut Shrimp with Pina Colada Dipping Sauce

This is a take on Red Lobster's coconut shrimp, and I LOVE this dipping sauce. So good! These would be perfect for a party or just dinner one night.
Coconut Shrimp 4 to 6 cups canola or vegetable oil (for frying)
24 jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined with tails on 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, divided 2 Tbl sugar 1/4 tsp salt 1 cup milk 2 Tbl pina colada mix 1 cup panko Japanese breadcrumbs 1 cup shredded coconut
Heat oil to 350 degrees in a deep fryer or large heavy skillet Measure 3/4 cup of flour into a medium bowl In another medium bowl mix together the remaining 3/4 cup flour, sugar, and salt Stir in milk and pina colada mix Let batter stand for five minutes In a third medium bowl mix panko breadcrumbs and shredded coconut Dip each shrimp once in the flour, then wet batter, and then coat with panko/coconut Place all shrimp on a plate until all of them are battered Fry shrimp by dropping one at a time into the hot oil for 2 to 3 minutes or golden brown Only fry about …