Crispy Honey Shrimp

Crispy Honey Shrimp

Time: 45 mins


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 lb shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • oil (for frying)
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seed


  • 1 Sift flour, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Make a well, add water and egg, and gradually mix in the flour. Beat to a smooth batter and set aside for ten minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, coat shrimp in cornstarch and coat well. Shake off any excess. Add shrimp to batter and coat well. Heat oil in wok and add shrimp, a few at a time, until batter is golden. Remove shrimp, drain on paper towels and keep warm. Continue until all shrimp are fried. Carefully remove hot oil from wok. Gently heat sesame oil in pan.
  • 3 Add honey and stir until mixed well and heated through. Add shrimp to mixture and toss well. Sprinkle sesame seeds over and again toss well. Serve immediately.
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