Honey Walnut Shrimp

Honey Walnut Shrimp

A sweet, savory, and creamy dish with fried shrimp and candied walnuts.

Honey Walnut ShrimpA sweet, savory, and creamy dish with fried shrimp and candied walnuts.

Summary

4150
  • CourseEntrée
  • CuisineChinese
  • Yield8 servings 8 serving
  • Cooking Time45 minutesPT0H45M
  • Total Time45 minutesPT0H45M

Ingredients

Shrimp
1/2 Pound
Egg white
1
Salt
1/2 Teaspoon
Cornstarch
3/4 Cup
Vegetable oil
1/2 Cup
Sweetened condensed milk
1 Tablespoon
Honey
1 Tablespoon
Lemon juice
2 Teaspoons
Mayonnaise
1/4 Cup
Walnuts
1 Cup
Water
1/2 Cup
Sugar
1/2 Cup

Steps

  1. Rinse and clean the shrimp. Remove tails and shells, and bloodline (optional). Place in a bowl and marinate in egg white and salt, 30 minutes.
  2. Mix together condensed milk, honey, fresh lemon juice, and mayonnaise. Set this sauce aside.
  3. In a small pot, heat the water and sugar to make a simple syrup. Wait for the mixture to thicken and become syrupy. Pour in walnuts and stir.
  4. Remove walnuts from rest of concoction and let drain. These are your candied walnuts.
  5. In a frying pan, heat vegetable oil.
  6. Remove shrimp from marinade, and bread lightly in cornstarch. Place in hot vegetable oil and fry 2-3 minutes each side (or longer if you want to brown them).
  7. Remove from oil when cooked on both sides. Coat the deep-fried shrimp with mayonnaise sauce. Garnish with candied walnuts and serve with rice.