Chilled Shrimp with Basil Ponzu Sauce

READY IN: 16mins
Recipe by Hey Jude

This tasty appetizer could not be easier to prepare ahead to have ready for when your guests arrive. Easy and delicious, you will love this!

Top Review by Texas Wine Girl

Took this to a BBQ yesterday and got rave reviews plus a recipe request. Great recipe; thanks for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb large shrimp, cleaned and shelled with tail left on
  • 2 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 12 teaspoon Asian chili sauce, such as sriracha
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 14 cup chopped fresh basil


  1. Bring 4 quarts water to a boil in a large saucepan; add shrimp, cook 1 minute or until shrimps are just cooked through.
  2. Drain well and chill in a large bowl filled with ice water.
  3. When chilled, drain and pat dry.
  4. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  5. For sauce, combine remaining ingredients, refrigerate until ready to serve.
  6. Just before serving, toss shrimp with sauce and arrange on a serving platter.

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