This is based off the famous recipe from Nobu. If you've ever had the rock shrimp at one of his restaurants, you'll definitely want to make these.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
3 mins
total:
18 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Dipping Sauce:
Tempura Batter:

Directions

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  • Whisk egg yolk, chili-garlic sauce, rice vinegar, sea salt, and black pepper together in a bowl. Pour in 3 tablespoons oil slowly, whisking constantly, until sauce is creamy.

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  • Whisk ice water, flour, and egg yolk together in a large bowl to make batter.

  • Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Dip some shrimp in batter, letting excess drip off, and cook in hot oil until browned on both sides, 3 to 5 minutes. Drain on paper towels. Repeat with remaining olive oil and shrimp.

  • Place cooked shrimp in a large bowl. Pour sauce on top and mix until thoroughly coated.

Cook's Note:

Substitute white wine vinegar for the rice vinegar if desired.

Editor's Note:

This recipe contains raw egg. We recommend that pregnant women, young children, the elderly, and the infirm do not consume raw egg. Learn more about egg safety from our article, How to Make Your Eggs Safe.

Nutrition Facts

351 calories; protein 22.3g; carbohydrates 18.8g; fat 20.3g; cholesterol 275mg; sodium 428mg. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 4 stars
12/09/2016
TI enjoyed this recipe very much. It's one of those kinds you have to eat right away though because it doesn't sit well for very long at all. On that note I loved the flavor of the sauce but was disappointed at how quickly it made my crispy shrimp soggy. Next time I will just dip the shrimp instead of pouring it over. Great flavor though and one worth making! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
12/09/2016
TI enjoyed this recipe very much. It's one of those kinds you have to eat right away though because it doesn't sit well for very long at all. On that note I loved the flavor of the sauce but was disappointed at how quickly it made my crispy shrimp soggy. Next time I will just dip the shrimp instead of pouring it over. Great flavor though and one worth making! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/25/2020
Amazing and super easy. Read More
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