Shrimp Dynamite

Dynamite Shrimp is made with battered fried shrimp coated in a spicy mayo sauce is the Perfect recipe to serve as an appetizer or the main course!

TIPS FOR MAKING DYNAMITE SHRIMP

  • Add this on top of steamed rice for a shrimp bowl lunch or dinner!
  • Garnish with diced green onions for presentation.
  • Add a few tablespoons of panko breadcrumbs to the flour for an extra crispy texture.
  • Make this sauce with 1/2 cup mayonnaise, and 1/2 cup pureed avocado to add some healthy ingredients to the sauce.
  • If you don’t have sriracha, you can try adding hot sauce instead, even though the flavor will be slightly different.
  • Serve the shrimp with sweet chili sauce, because the sweetness will help cut down on some of the heat for anyone who doesn’t love spicy food.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup cornflour
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder with parsley
  • canola oil for frying
  • 500 grams shrimp deveined and shells removed 
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • a bit of salt to season shrimp
  • 1 egg

For the Sauce

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon sriracha/ hot sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sweet chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Instructions

  1. Heat a pot of oil to 375 degrees, at least 3 inches high.
  2. Mix together the flour, cornstarch, salt and garlic powder.
  3. Mix 1 egg to the season shrimp and dredge the shrimp into the flour mixture and dust off the excess amount.
  4. Put the coated shrimp back to the excess egg mixture and coat again with flour mixture for the final coating.
  5.  Fry the shrimp immediately about 2-3 minutes, take out and let it rest for 30 seconds before putting it back to the pot with oil for another 1 minute, until golden brown.
  6. Whisk together the mayonnaise,sriracha,sweet chili sauce and honey and toss with the freshly fried shrimp before serving.

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