Honey Walnut Shrimp

Honey Walnut Shrimp

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



  1. 1/2 Pound Shrimp
  2. 1 egg white
  3. 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  4. 3/4 Cup cornstarch
  5. 1/2 Cup vegetable oil
  6. 1 Tablespoon condensed milk sweetened
  7. 1 Tablespoon honey
  8. 2 Teaspoons lemon juice
  9. 1/4 Cup Mayonnaise
  10. 1 Cup walnuts
  11. 1/2 Cup water
  12. 1/2 Cup sugar


45 mins
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    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.

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    Mix together condensed milk, honey, fresh lemon juice, and mayonnaise. Set this sauce aside.

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    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.

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    Remove walnuts from rest of concoction and let drain. These are your candied walnuts.

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    In a frying pan, heat vegetable oil.

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    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).

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    Remove from oil when cooked on both sides. Coat the deep-fried shrimp with mayonnaise sauce. Garnish with candied walnuts and serve with rice.

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