How to toast coconut on the stovetop and in the oven! My methods work great for shaved coconut, and shredded coconut - both sweetened and unsweetened!
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 9 minutes
Servings 16 people
How to Toast Coconut on the Stovetop:
Heat a 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Add the coconut.
Stir the coconut constantly until the coconut is mostly all golden brown, about 3-5 minutes.
How to Toast Coconut in the Oven:
Move the oven rack to the middle position and oven to 325 degrees.
Spread the coconut out evenly onto a rimmed baking sheet. Bake until golden and fragrant, stirring every 2 minutes with a rubber spatula, about 8 to 10 minutes.
When toasting coconut in the oven, you can fit up to 3 cups of coocnut on the baking sheet. The nutritional information provided below is for 1 cup of toasted sweetened coconut.
Serving: 1cup | Calories: 466kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 33g | Sodium: 244mg | Potassium: 313mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 40g | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1.8mg