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Dynamite Shrimp

Dynamite Shrimp

Learn how to make Dynamite Shrimp - Crispy fried shrimp coated in a spicy tangy mayo sauce! A perfect recipe for your favorite appetizer.
Course Appetizers/Side Dish
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4


  • 15-20 large shrimps peeled and deveined
  • For the Batter:
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 4 tablespoon corn flour
  • For the Sauce:
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 5 tablespoons hot sauce
  • 3 tablespoons tomato ketchup
  • 1/4 tsp paprika or chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 tsp white vinegar


  • Wash the shrimp, and drain on kitchen paper. Pat dry with kitchen paper so that the shrimp are fairly dry.
  • In a medium sized bowl, combine the batter ingredients, and whisk. Add the shrimp and mix well until coated.
  • Heat oil in a large pot and fry the shrimp for about 1-2 minutes. To make sure the oil is at right temperature, first test it by adding a bit of the batter to the oil. If it sizzles, it means the oil is at the right temperature. Fry only 2 or 3 shrimp at a time in order to maintain the temperature of the oil.
  • Drain the shrimp on kitchen paper.
  • In a medium sized bowl, combine the sauce ingredients and then add the fried shrimp to coat with the sauce.
  • Serve immediately.