Honey Orange Firecracker Shrimp Recipe

Honey Orange Firecracker Shrimp Recipe

How To Make Honey Orange Firecracker Shrimp

Do away with fast food takeaway and try this easy firecracker shrimp that’s fried until crisp then tossed in a sweet and zesty honey orange sauce.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 2clovesgarlic,minced
  • tspsoy sauce
  • ½cuphoney
  • 1orange,zested into thin strips
  • 2tbsporange juice
  • ½tspred pepper flakes,crushed
  • 2lbshrimp,18 to 20 count, peeled and deveined
  • 1cupcornstarch
  • ½cupcanola oil
  • green onions,for garnish
  • sesame seeds,for garnish


  1. Add the garlic, soy sauce, honey, orange zest, orange juice, and crushed red pepper flakes to a small bowl and whisk until combined.

  2. Add the shrimp to the cornstarch and coat well.

  3. Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat.

  4. In batches, cook the shrimp for 2 to 3 minutes on each side until brown and crisp.

  5. Drain onto a plate. (Don’t use paper towels or it’ll steam on the paper towels).

  6. When finished frying the shrimp, drain the oil.

  7. Add the sauce back to the pan and add the shrimp on top.

  8. Toss to combine and cook for 15 to 20 seconds or until the sauce has thickened.

  9. Serve immediately, garnish with green onions and sesame seeds.


  • Calories: 450.09kcal
  • Fat: 19.76g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.74g
  • Trans Fat: 0.10g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 11.78g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.58g
  • Carbohydrates: 47.67g
  • Fiber: 0.83g
  • Sugar: 25.72g
  • Protein: 21.14g
  • Cholesterol: 190.51mg
  • Sodium: 931.89mg
  • Calcium: 95.35mg
  • Potassium: 247.01mg
  • Iron: 0.61mg
  • Vitamin A: 85.42µg
  • Vitamin C: 14.67mg
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