Copycart Panda Express Honey Walnut Shrimp Recipe

Copycart Panda Express Honey Walnut Shrimp Recipe

How To Make Copycat Panda Express Honey Walnut Shrimp

This honey walnut shrimp is inspired by Panda Express. Shrimp is dipped in batter and deep-fried before being mixed with a honey-walnut sauce.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 1cupwater
  • cupwhite sugar
  • ½cupwalnut ,halves
  • 4egg whites
  • cupcornstarch
  • ¼cupmayonnaise
  • 1lbshrimp,large,18-20 count, peeled and deveined
  • 2tbsphoney
  • 1tbspcondensed milk,sweetened
  • 1cupVegetable oil ,for frying
  • scallions,for topping, optional


  1. Add the water, sugar and walnuts to a small saucepan and bring to a boil.

  2. Boil for two minutes and remove the walnuts and dry on a dish to dry.

  3. Whisk the egg whites until they are foamy then add cornstarch and continue whisking until combined.

  4. Add the shrimp to the batter and one at a time using a fork, pick up 1 shrimp at a time, allowing it to drip off so that the shrimp has a thin coating and maintains it’s shape.

  5. Heat oil in a medium sized pot on medium-high (350 degrees F) and fry for 4 to 5 minutes or until light golden brown.

  6. To make the sauce, add the honey, mayonnaise and sweetened condensed milk and whisk to combine.

  7. Add the fried shrimp to the sauce and coat with a large spoon.

  8. Place into your serving plate and top with the candied walnuts.

  9. Serve immediately with steamed rice.

  10. Optionally, top with sliced scallions.


  • Calories: 949.99kcal
  • Fat: 69.06g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.90g
  • Trans Fat: 0.45g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 43.47g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 16.84g
  • Carbohydrates: 65.34g
  • Fiber: 0.25g
  • Sugar: 44.69g
  • Protein: 18.85g
  • Cholesterol: 150.14mg
  • Sodium: 780.08mg
  • Calcium: 80.30mg
  • Potassium: 197.86mg
  • Iron: 0.44mg
  • Vitamin A: 64.77µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.18mg
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