Walnut Shrimp


Preparation info

  • Serves


    as part of a multi-course meal
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      15 min

Appears in

Katie Chin's Everyday Chinese Cookbook: 101 Delicious Recipes from My Mother's Kitchen

Katie Chin's Everyday Chinese Cookbook

By Katie Chin

Published 2016

  • About

When I think of Hong Kong cuisine, I always think of Walnut Shrimp, which is a Hong Kong sensation. Fusion dishes like this, which incorporates mayonnaise and condensed milk, are a hallmark of the inventiveness of Hong Kong chefs. When my mother made this for me for the first time, I couldn’t believe this combination would work, but boy, was I wrong! It’s decadent and creamy, with a pop of brightness from the fresh lemon and lime juice. Tossed with crispy shrimp and candied walnuts, it’s an