Honey Walnut Shrimp


What Is Honey Walnut Shrimp?

This popular Chinese seafood dish features deep fried shrimp coated in a creamy and sweet sauce with toasted walnuts coated in sugar.

Simple Ingredients

You'll only need a few ingredients to make this easy recipe. Let's round them up and get started!

Make Candied Walnuts

Bring water and sugar to a boil and stir until sugar is dissolved. Then add in the walnuts for 2 more minutes.

Allow to Cool

Scoop the walnuts out and lay them on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet to let cool.

Make the Sauce

Mix all the ingredients for the sauce and set aside.

Heat the Oil

Add cornstarch and eggs to separate bowls while oil is heating.

Batter and Fry

Dip the shrimp in the egg, then directly into the cornstarch and place into the oil to fry.

Coat in Sauce

Add the fried shrimp to a large bowl and pour sauce all over and toss to coat.


Just season with salt and pepper, and enjoy!

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