Honey Walnut Shrimp


This honey walnut shrimp is a Hong Kong-style recipe! Crispy battered shrimp are tossed in a creamy sauce and topped with sugar-coated walnuts.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
35 mins


  • 1 cup water

  • cup white sugar

  • ½ cup walnuts

  • 4 large egg whites

  • cup mochiko (glutinous rice flour)

  • 1 cup vegetable oil for frying

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • ¼ cup mayonnaise

  • 2 tablespoons honey

  • 1 tablespoon canned sweetened condensed milk


  1. Stir together water and sugar in a small saucepan over high heat. Bring to a boil and add walnuts. Boil for 2 minutes, then drain and place walnuts on a cookie sheet to dry.

  2. Whip egg whites in a medium bowl until foamy. Stir in mochiko until it has a pasty consistency.

  3. Heat oil in a heavy deep skillet over medium-high heat.

  4. Dip shrimp in mochiko batter, then fry in batches in hot oil until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.

  5. Stir together mayonnaise, honey, and sweetened condensed milk in a medium serving bowl. Add fried shrimp and toss to coat with sauce. Sprinkle candied walnuts on top and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

605 Calories
26g Fat
68g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 605
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 34%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 179mg 60%
Sodium 340mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 68g 25%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 45g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 2mg 12%
Calcium 69mg 5%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 317mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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