Honey Orange Firecracker Shrimp

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil

For the sauce

  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

Directions:

  • In a large bowl, season shrimp with salt and pepper, to taste. Stir in cornstarch and gently toss to combine. Working one at a time, dip the shrimp into the eggs.
  • Heat vegetable oil in a large saucepan. Add shrimp and cook until golden brown, about 1-2 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate; discard excess oil.
  • To make the glaze, combine honey, orange juice, orange zest, garlic powder, red pepper flakes and ginger over medium low heat. Bring to a boil, simmering until thickened, about 1-2 minutes.
  • Serve shrimp immediately, tossed or drizzled with honey mixture, garnished with orange zest, if desired.
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2 Comments Add yours

  1. BeaFreitas says:

    Looks and sounds so delicious !!

    Like

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