Asian Boiled Shrimp & Spicy Asian Mayonnaise

Recipe by Manami
READY IN: 24mins




  • Combine 6 cups water with the ginger, lemon shells, lemon juice, soy sauce, sugar, bay leaves, green onions, garlic, salt, black pepper, and crushed red pepper in a large heavy saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat.
  • Season the shrimp with the Essence and add to the boiling mixture.
  • Cook for 2 minutes, remove from the heat, and steep for 2 minutes.
  • Remove the shrimp with tongs or a slotted spoon and transfer to a large platter to cool.
  • When cool enough to handle, serve, either warm, at room temperature, or chilled, with the Asian Mayonnaise.
  • ASIAN MAYONNAISE: (Make ahead).
  • Combine the egg yolk, lemon juice, ginger, garlic and green onions in a food processor and process 15 seconds.
  • With the motor running, slowly add the vegetable oil through the feed tube.
  • The mixture will thicken.
  • Add the soy sauce, cilantro, pepper, sesame oil and salt.
  • Pulse once or twice to blend.
  • Serve immediately or store in an airtight container for no more than 24 hours before using.