How to Make Honey Walnut Shrimp At Home

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Sahiba Sharma
Sahiba is a long time food lover. She has a soft spot for cuisines in her heart. Although she loves to cook with her mother, she is also a nutritionist. This means that she knows the science behind the food; what is good and bad in each ingredient. With her experience in cooking and nutritional education, she is a great resource to tell us about food and recipes.

This crispy and crunchy shrimp recipe is one of the best recipes you’ll ever have. This honey walnut shrimp can be easily made at home in very less time, and I will show you how.

Honey walnut shrimp originated from Hong Kong and is considered a Chinese cuisine that is very famous. But now, Americans also love this delicacy. I have learnt this recipe from my friend. He went to Shanghai for his work and came home with the recipe.

To prepare this honey walnut shrimp, you need egg whites, sugar, mayonnaise, cornstarch and honey., Boil these ingredients in a small saucepan and combine cornstarch with eggs and whisk them. Now add the shrimp to the batter and fry them at 350degrees for few minutes.

The detailed recipe and the ingredients are given below. Just check the ingredients first and then move to the steps of this recipe so that you can easily make this recipe at home.

Ingredients For Honey Walnut Shrimp

  • 1cup Water
  • 3 Egg Whites
  • 1/2cup Walnuts
  • 1/2cup Sugar
  • 1/2cup Mayonnaise
  • 1/2cup Cornstarch
  • 1tbsp Honey
  • 1lb Shrimp
  • 1tbsp Condensed Milk
  • 1/2cup Oil

All of these ingredients are very common and anyone can easily find them in your kitchen. Now moving ahead with the time that this recipe consumes.

How Much Time It Will Take Honey Walnut Shrimp?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
5 minutes10 minutes15 minutes

This is a very quick recipe and you can make it easily in only 15 minutes. And now is the time for what you’ve been waiting for; the detailed steps of this walnut shrimp recipe.

Steps To Make Honey Walnut Shrimp

Honey Walnut Shrimp recipe
  • In a small saucepan, add water, sugar, walnuts and boil them for few minutes.
  • After boiling them, remove walnuts and dry them on a dish.
  • Now combine the cornstarch with eggs and whisk them together.
  • In this batter, add shrimp and only one at a time.
  • Fry the shrimp in a medium-sized pot at 350degrees for 4 to 5 minutes.
  • For the sauce, add Mayonnaise, honey and sweetened condensed milk and whisk to combine.
  • In the sauce, add fried shrimp and coat with a large spoon.
  • Serve them on a serving plate and top with candied walnuts.

Your walnut shrimp is ready now. You can serve it with steamed rice or fried rice.

Nutritional Breakdown Of Walnut Shrimp

Shrimp has a variety of health benefits. That is why, I am going to show you the nutrients present in this recipe.

Calories439kcal
Fat20g
Cholesterol138mg
Potassium224mg
Carbohydrates46g
Sugar28g
Protein20g
Sodium706mg

How To Make Honey Walnut Shrimp At Home | Video

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Video by Quang Tran

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