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!
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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
Course: Main Entree
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 477kcal
Author: Kawaling Pinoy

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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.

Nutrition

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