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Honey Walnut Shrimp


  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 30 mins (20m prep + 10m cook)
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

Chinese food | Honey walnut shrimp

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.In a large bowl, combine the shrimp, cornstarch, and egg white. Mix well until the shrimp is coated.
  2. 2.Heat the vegetable oil in a deep pot or wok over medium-high heat. Fry the shrimp in batches until golden brown and crispy. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
  3. 3.In a separate bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise and honey until well combined.
  4. 4.In a small pan, toast the walnuts over medium heat until lightly browned and fragrant.
  5. 5.Add the fried shrimp to the honey mayo mixture and toss to coat.
  6. 6.Garnish with toasted walnuts and sliced green onions.
  7. 7.Serve hot and enjoy!

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightMake sure the shrimp is dry before coating it with cornstarch to achieve a crispy texture.
  • chevron_rightFor an extra kick of flavor, add a dash of soy sauce or chili flakes to the honey mayo mixture.
  • chevron_rightIf you prefer a lighter version, you can bake the shrimp instead of frying them.