Honey Walnut Shrimp
Crispy shrimp tossed in a creamy sweet sauce and candied walnuts. This is so much better than take out and one of the best shrimp recipes that you will make!
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup walnuts
- 1 cup vegetable oil, for frying
- 1 egg
- 1/2 cup cornstarch
- 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 3 Tablespoons honey
- 1 tablespoon sweetened condensed milk
- sliced green onions for garnish (optional)
In a small saucepan stir together the water and sugar. Bring to a boil and add the walnuts. Boil for about 2 minutes then drain and place on a cookie sheet to dry.
Heat the oil in a heavy deep skillet over medium high heat. In a small bowl whisk the egg. Add the cornstarch to another small bowl. Dip the shrimp into the egg and then the cornstarch. Fry the shrimp for about 5 minutes or until they turn pink and the outside is golden brown. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on a paper towel.
In a medium bowl whisk together mayonnaise, honey, and sweetened condensed milk. Add the shrimp and toss to coat. Sprinkle with candied walnuts and green onions. Serve.