Coconut Fried Shrimp

1 1/4 cups flour

1 1/4 cups cornstarch

6 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon Cajun seasoning

1 1/2 cups cold water

1/2 teaspoon vegetable oil

1 pound uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined

2 1/2 cups flaked coconut

Additional oil for deep-fat frying



1 cup orange marmalade

1/4 cup honey

Heat electric skillet or deep-fat fryer to 375 degrees. In a bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Stir in water and oil until smooth. Dip shrimp into batter, then coat with coconut. Fry shrimp, a few at a time, for 3 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. In saucepan, heat marmalade and honey; stir until blended. Serve as a dipping sauce for the shrimp.