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Stir-Fried Sesame Shrimp with Orange Sauce

An Olive Oil Recipe

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Prep Information

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

15 minutes


4 people


  • 3 Tablespoons sesame seeds (white or black)
  • 2 large egg whites`
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 lb. peeled and deveined raw shrimp (21-25/lb. size)
  • 2 Tablespoons Koroneiki Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup Sherry Reserva Vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons soy sauce, regular or reduced sodium
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced


  • In a large bowl, whisk together the egg whites, cornstarch, sesame seeds, salt and pepper until frothy. Add shrimp and toss until shrimp are well-coated.
  • In a non-stick skillet or wok, heat 1 Tablespoon Koroneiki EVOO over medium heat.
  • Add half the shrimp and cook until golden, about 1-2 minutes per side. Drain on paper towels. Repeat the process with the rest of the shrimp.
  • Add orange juice, sherry, soy sauce and sugar to the pan. Bring to a boil and cook, stirring occasionally, until partially thickened and reduced by half. This will take about 4-6 minutes. Place the shrimp back in the pan and stir until they are coated with the sauce.
  • Serve immediately with the sliced green onions on top.
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