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Honey Walnut Shrimp

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Honey Walnut Shrimp

Course Dinner
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 470kcal


Candied Walnuts:

  • 1 cup halved walnuts
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • Sauce:
  • 3/4 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 Tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar


  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 pounds shrimp peeled deveined, tail-off shrimp


  • 1 Tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup green onion diced


  • Add walnuts and sugar to a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook, stirring continuously, until sugar is melted and walnuts are evenly coated. Remove from heat and spread walnuts on wax paper or foil in an even layer; let cool completely.
  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together sauce ingredients until combined; set aside.
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add cornstarch, salt, onion powder and garlic powder to a gallon-sized resealable bag; seal bag and shake to combine.
  • Add shrimp to the bag, seal and shake until shrimp is evenly coated. Cook shrimp in the preheated skillet for 2 minutes on each side. Remove shrimp from the skillet and repeat until all shrimp is cooked.
  • In a large mixing bowl, toss cooked shrimp and candied walnuts in sauce and garnish with sesame seeds and diced green onion before serving.


MFP: MFF Honey Walnut Shrimp
June 2021


Serving: 6.5ounces | Calories: 470kcal | Carbohydrates: 37.3g | Protein: 42.5g | Fat: 16.7g
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