Time needed: 30 minutes.
Makes: 20 pieces
20 pieces shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 cup water
2/3 cup sugar
½ cup walnut
1 tablespoon butter
4 pieces egg whites
2/3 cup cornstarch
¼ cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons Honey
1 tablespoon sweetened condensed milk
1 cup vegetable oil for frying
Scallions, for toppings
- Caramelize nuts
In a pan over medium heat, add the water, sugar, and walnuts and caramelize. Add the butter and stir. transfer candied walnuts to a dish tray lined with parchment paper. Let dry.
- Make sauce
In a bowl, combine the honey, mayonnaise, and sweetened condensed milk then whisk to combine.
- Make batter
Whisk the egg whites until they are foamy then add the cornstarch and continue whisking until well combined.
- Coat shrimp
Add the shrimp to the batter using a fork or chopstick to pick up 1 shrimp at a time. Make sure to coat the shrimp well.
In a medium-sized pot over medium heat, heat the oil and fry shrimps until golden brown.
- Coat in sauce
Add the fried shrimp to the sauce and coat with a large spoon.
- Mix in nuts
Add the candied walnuts and serve with steamed rice.