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Sesame-Orange Shrimp

November/December 2009

Your rating: None Average: 3.9 (330 votes)

These shrimp are super-easy to make—just coat them in a simple batter, cook them in a little oil and toss with a tangy sesame-orange sauce. The staff at EatingWell simply could not get enough of these delicious shrimp while we were developing this recipe. Serve with: Brown basmati rice and steamed snow peas tossed with a little toasted sesame oil.



READER'S COMMENT:
"This recipe was absolutely disgusting! I will never make it again and wasted alot of money on food that no one would eat. The coating would not stay on the shrimp, did not get crispy and made a horrid shrimp pancake....
Sesame-Orange Shrimp

51 Reviews for Sesame-Orange Shrimp

01/20/2010
Anonymous

I'm a Personal Chef and have made this recipe for a family I cook for. The batter can be tricky and can stick to the pan, which is why its important to use a good non-stick skillet AND I always use a good quality cooking spray, even with non-stick. If you don't touch the shrimp too much in the pan, the batter will get nice and golden and stay on the shrimp. I loved it! Great suggestion to try it with scallops!

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01/16/2010

Our shrimp looked exactly like the photo because we did not coat them in sauce. We found the orange/shery/soy sauce to be overpowering, all we tasted was orange. We may make this again but add orange to taste and ONLY USE THE SAUCE FOR DIPPING is key.

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01/12/2010
Anonymous

I made these last night and I was not impressed. The batter didn't stick to the shrimp and it overall wasn't tasty at all. I thought the picture looked fantastic but I thought my try of this recipe worth eating, so we gave it to the dog.

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01/07/2010
Anonymous

These were so delicious! We did 1/2 shrimp and 1/2 scallops and they both turned out great!

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01/05/2010

The flavor was there, but it looked nothing like the picture at all. The batter stuck to the pan and made more of a mess than anything. Sorry, not so sure about this one.

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