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No need for take-out when you can make this super easy shrimp recipe at home! It is great for a dinner party because everyone will enjoy this dish.

Here is how to make it:


1 c. water

1 c. granulated sugar

1 c. walnuts

1 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined

Kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

2 large eggs, beaten

1 c. cornstarch

Vegetable oil for frying

1/4 c. mayonnaise

2 tbsp. honey

2 tbsp. heavy cream

Cooked white rice, for serving

Thinly sliced green onions, for garnish


First, in a small saucepan combine water and sugar, bring to a boil. Add in the walnuts and let this boil for 2 minutes. Use a slotted spoon to remove the walnuts and place them on a baking sheet to cool.

Second, pat the shrimp dry with paper towels and sprinkle salt and pepper over them. Put eggs in a bowl. Put cornstarch in a separate bowl. Dip the shrimp in the egg and then in the cornstarch with a coating all over.

Third, in a skillet over medium heat, add oil, and shrimp in batches to cook until golden brown. Take the shrimp out of the skillet with a slotted spoon and place on a paper towel.

For the sauce, in a bowl whisk together mayonnaise, honey, and heavy cream. Place the shrimp in the sauce and serve over rice with candied walnuts and green onion.