Sesame Orange Shrimp Recipe

Sesame Orange Shrimp Recipe

How To Make Sesame Orange Shrimp

Crispy and yet sticky sweet, this sesame orange shrimp is a fun, Asian-inspired seafood dish that you can whip up in less than half an hour.

Preparation: 25 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 2largeegg whites
  • ¼cupcornstarch
  • ¼cupsesame seeds
  • coarse salt and ground pepper
  • lbmedium shrimp
  • ¼cupvegetable oil
  • 1cupfresh orange juice
  • 2tbspsoy sauce
  • 1tbspsugar
  • 4scallions


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together egg whites, cornstarch, sesame seeds, salt, and pepper until frothy. Add shrimp, and toss to coat.

  2. Heat ¼ cup oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Working in two or three batches, cook shrimp until golden and crisp, 2 to 3 minutes per side.

  3. Transfer to a paper towel–lined plate to drain. Add more oil to skillet if necessary for remaining batches. Wipe skillet with a paper towel. Add orange juice, soy sauce, and sugar.

  4. Boil over high heat until syrupy and reduced to about ⅓ cup, 4 to 5 minutes. Return shrimp to skillet; add scallions, and cook until heated through and coated with sauce.


  • Calories: 386.49kcal
  • Fat: 20.45g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.02g
  • Trans Fat: 0.14g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12.12g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.92g
  • Carbohydrates: 22.73g
  • Fiber: 1.94g
  • Sugar: 8.86g
  • Protein: 28.02g
  • Cholesterol: 214.32mg
  • Sodium: 1434.52mg
  • Calcium: 205.27mg
  • Potassium: 473.92mg
  • Iron: 2.27mg
  • Vitamin A: 105.80µg
  • Vitamin C: 33.82mg
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