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Sesame Shrimp With Wasabi Sauce

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“One of the starring appetizers in Canadian Living's cookbook The Complete Christmas Book. Prep time may take a bit longer depending on ease of peeling the shrimp. If wasabi paste isn't available, and powdered wasabi is, mix 4 tsp powder with 2 tsp water to form a paste.”
READY IN:
24mins
SERVES:
8-10
YIELD:
30 pieces
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Line baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. Sauce:
  3. Stir 1 tbsp mayonnaise with wasabi until smooth. Stir in remainder of mayo, 1 tbsp at a time.
  4. Stir in lime juice, chives and sesame oil. Set aside.
  5. In a shallow dish, stir together sesame seeds, bread crumbs and salt. Set aside.
  6. In a clean bowl, beat egg whites until foamy.
  7. Add shrimp and mix until they are fully coated.
  8. Press each shrimp into sesame seed mixture to coat and place on prepared baking sheet.
  9. Broil 4-5 inches from heat, about 2 minutes per side. Shrimp should turn pink and the coating turn golden.
  10. Serve with dipping sauce.

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