Sesame Shrimp With Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce

Total Time
25mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

From the book The Seventh Daughter, by Cecilia Chiang.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. To make sauce - whisk together the mustard, honey, oil and soy sauce until well combined. Set aside until ready to serve.
  2. In a bowl, gently mix the shrimp with salt to coat salt.
  3. Cover with cold water, slosh around a few times, drain the shrimp well, and then transfer to a cutting board.
  4. Line up 3 shallow bowls and put 1 cup flour in one.
  5. In the second, whisk together sesame oil, wine, eggs, cornstarch, baking soda and the remaining 1/2 cup of flour, 1/2 cup of the peanut oil and the 1 cup of water until well combined.
  6. In the third bowl, add sesame seeds.
  7. Heat a wok or large pot with peanut oil for deep frying over high heat until 360°F
  8. Work in batches of 4-5 shrimp at a time. For each shrimp, hold by tail, dip in flour, then batter, then sesame seeds.
  9. Deep fry in batches of 4-5 shrimp until golden brown, about 2 minutes.
  10. Serve with dipping sauce.

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