Honey Walnut Shrimp
Honey Walnut Shrimp are lightly battered, fried to golden perfection and tossed in a sweet, creamy sauce with candied walnuts. It's delicious as an entree but just as amazing as an appetizer!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 4 Servings
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup walnuts
- 1 pound medium shrimps, peeled and deveined
- salt and pepper to taste
- peanut or canola oil
- 2 egg whites
- 1/2 cup cornstarch
- 1/4 cup mayonnaise
- 2 tablespoons sweetened condensed milk
- 2 tablespoons honey
In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine water and sugar until dissolved. Bring to a boil. Add walnuts and cook for about 2 to 3 minutes. Remove walnuts and arrange in a single layer on a parchment-lined baking sheet to cool and dry.
In a wide pan over medium heat, heat about 2-inch deep of oil.
In a bowl, whisk egg whites until foamy. Add cornstarch and whisk together to form a batter.
Season shrimp with salt and pepper to taste. Dip shrimp one by one into the cornstarch batter to fully coat. Add to hot oil and deep-fry until lightly browned. With a slotted spoon, remove from pan and drain on paper towels.
In a bowl, combine mayonnaise, condensed milk, and honey. Stir until smooth. Add fried shrimps and gently toss in sauce to coat. Transfer to serving platter and garnish with candied walnuts.
Calories: 477kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 295mg | Sodium: 1072mg | Potassium: 152mg | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 50IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 200mg | Iron: 2.7mg