Coconut shrimp stuffed with cheese

Coconut shrimp stuffed with cheese

Coconut shrimp stuffed with philadelphia cheese is a dish with a delicious and creamy mixture of spicy sauce with a very exotic flavor in which ginger and scallions are added.

It is a delicious appetizer very practical, easy to make and you can serve it cold, it is ideal for any occasion. Come and join us to prepare this spectacular dish!


  • 1 pound or 500 grams of shrimp without veins
  • 120 grams of Philadelphia cream cheese
  • 1⁄2 cup toasted coconut
  • 1 teaspoon chopped candied ginger
  • Hot sauce
  • 1⁄4 cup sliced scallions


  1. Boil the shrimp in water for 4 minutes with 1⁄4 teaspoon salt and pepper . Immerse them in a bowl of ice water, then remove their shells, keeping the tails.
  2. Cut the shrimp into butterfly shapes to fill later with the cream cheese mixture.
  3. In a food processor, blend the cream cheese, ginger and hot sauce to taste until combined, then add ½ of the scallions and ½ of the coconut and blend again.
  4. Stuff each shrimp with the cheese, ginger and hot sauce mixture.
  5. Mix in the leftover scallions and coconut. Then roll the stuffed part of the shrimp in the scallion-coconut mixture.
  6. Chill for 1 hour and place on a serving platter. That’s it, you now have coconut shrimp stuffed with philadelphia cheese.


  • One of our favorite cheeses is white cream cheese because it is easy to spread. You can also add other types of cheese such as mascarpone and goat cheese.
  • These coconut shrimp stuffed with cream cheese can be served especially well with breads and rice.
  • In addition to candied ginger you can use ginger syrup and ginger sugar.
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