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A pan of crispy sesame shrimp tossed in an Asian style sauce.

Sesame Shrimp

This crispy sesame shrimp is coated in a delicious Asian-style sauce. Serve it over rice for the perfect easy weeknight meal!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 321kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 1 14 ounce box Gorton's Popcorn Shrimp
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons corn starch
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons green onions sliced


  • Bake the popcorn shrimp according to package directions.
  • While the shrimp are in the oven, make the sauce. In a small saucepan, combine the soy sauce, ketchup, honey and sesame oil; bring to a simmer.
  • Combine the cornstarch with 1/4 cup cold water, stir until smooth. Slowly pour the cornstarch mixture into the sauce, whisking constantly. Bring the sauce to a boil. Cook for 1 minute or until just thickened.
  • Remove the shrimp from the oven. Drizzle the sauce over the shrimp and toss to coat evenly. Sprinkle the sesame seeds and green onions on top of the shrimp and serve.


Calories: 321kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 60mg | Sodium: 790mg | Potassium: 105mg | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 105IU | Vitamin C: 1.2mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 0.6mg