Honey Orange Firecracker Shrimp
Sweet and spicy crispy shrimp for all occasions (appetizer or main) with the most heavenly and amazing honey orange sauce!
|1 pound||medium shrimp, peeled and deveined|
|kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste|
|2||large eggs, beaten|
|1/4 cup||vegetable oil|
|2 tablespoons||freshly squeezed orange juice|
|zest of 1 orange|
|1/2 teaspoon||garlic powder|
|1/2 teaspoon||crushed red pepper flakes|
|1/4 teaspoon||ground ginger|
In a large bowl, season shrimp with salt and pepper, to taste. Stir in cornstarch and gently toss to combine. Working one at a time, dip the shrimp into the eggs.
Heat vegetable oil in a large saucepan. Add shrimp and cook until golden brown, about 1-2 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate; discard excess oil.
To make the glaze, combine honey, orange juice, orange zest, garlic powder, red pepper flakes and ginger over medium low heat. Bring to a boil, simmering until thickened, about 1-2 minutes.
Serve shrimp immediately, tossed or drizzled with honey mixture, garnished with orange zest, if desired.