Honey Walnut Shrimp

Who doesn’t like the delicious Honey Walnut Shrimp from Panda Express, right? The only problem is that you’ll be lucky to get 4 pieces of shrimp along with walnuts and broccoli taking over most of the space and it’s not cheap either! So here comes a copycat recipe so you can make this at home. @sarchakra

PREP TIME: 10 mins

COOK TIME: 20 mins

YIELDS: Serves or makes 4

Ingredients

  • Large shrimp 1 lb
  • Mayonnaise 1/2 cup
  • Honey 2 tbsp
  • Cream 2 tbsp
  • Walnuts ¾ cup
  • Sugar 1 cup
  • Water ½ cup
  • Eggs 2
  • Cornstarch 1 cup
  • Oil for frying

Method

  • Heat water and sugar. Let it come to a boil and thicken a bit to syrup consistency. Add walnuts. Simmer for 2 mins. Take the walnuts out and spread on a cookie sheet to dry.
  • Blot dry shrimp with kitchen towels. Season with salt and pepper. In a bowl beat eggs. In another bowl have the cornstarch ready. Dip each shrimp into beaten egg mixture and then into the cornstarch. Coat well.
  • Heat oil. Release shrimp gently into the hot oil and fry till golden on both sides. Drain on kitchen towels.
  • In a large bowl combine mayonnaise, honey and cream. Mix shrimp into the sauce and coat. Top with candied walnuts.
Making the candied walnuts
Spreading it out to dry
Seasoning the shrimps
Coating the shrimp
Frying
Draining on kitchen towel
Honey Walnut Shrimp is ready
Closeup

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