July 25, 2024


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Crispy Rice with Sweet & Spicy Shrimp


This Crispy Rice with Sweet & Spicy Shrimp bite-sized appetizer is a whole flavour bomb and make for a restaurant-quality appetizer. 

A recipe this great justifies a excellent wine pairing, so I chose Sandhill Rosé of class! A glass of chilled rosé goes great alongside this sweet and spicy seafood recipe is the best mixture for an afternoon on the patio. I am still swooning more than how attractive this berry-ahead 2021 rosé turned out – search at that petal pink?! Superior work Sandhill! I’ll cheers to that!

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Tori smiling with a bottle of Sandhill rose

How to Make Crispy Rice

Crispy rice is a small crispy rice cake built from rice.  Simply just press your cooked sticky rice into a pan or dish lined with plastic wrap, protect, and chill right away. The subsequent working day you will be able to minimize the rice into minimal cakes and fry them right up until crisp on the outside the house (whilst remaining tender on the within). The finest portion comes soon after that! Just leading them off with whichever your heart wants.  Keep studying for our generation.

hand holding crispy rice with sweet and spicy shrimp appetizer with rose wine in the back

Tiktok Crispy Rice

Crispy rice has been trending allllll more than Tiktok and I am absolutely right here for it. There are so a lot of Tiktoks of folks making these cute small crispy rice cakes with delightful toppings, inspiring me to do this variation of my possess. The secret is really in my two ingredient particular sauce!

Do-it-yourself Sweet & Spicy Sauce

All you have to have is TWO substances for these types of a scrumptious sweet and spicy sauce for almost nearly anything. I come to feel like this may perhaps seem also excellent to be accurate but this is the actual deal. Grab some mayonnaise and sweet chili sauce and get mixing! It is the mix you didn’t know you essential, and tastes fantastic on this shrimp in this recipe but could be utilised in so quite a few other approaches. I appreciate an uncomplicated sauce.

If you like this recipe I feel like you must give our Tuna Stack recipe a consider. Exact goes for our Tuna Poke Bowls. You could simply sub the tuna in those people recipes with this sweet & spicy shrimp….YUM!  

crispy rice with sweet and spicy shrimp appetizer topped with green onions

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xo Tori

Crispy Rice with Sweet & Spicy Shrimp

Fraiche Living Crispy Risce with Sweet and Spicy Shrimp

Crispy Rice with Sweet & Spicy Shrimp


  • 2 cups cooked sushi rice
  • Oil for frying
  • 1 lb cooked shrimp tails taken out, finely diced
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon sweet chili sauce
  • 2 inexperienced onions, thinly sliced furthermore more for garnish
  • 2 avocados, sliced slender or mashed
  • Sesame seeds to garnish
  • Soy sauce to serve


For the Crispy Rice:

  1. Use an 9×9″ baking dish or a dish of very similar size and line with plastic wrap. Pour the cooked sushi rice into the baking dish and tightly pack the rice (moist palms if required). Pop in the fridge to chill for 1 to 2 hours or right away or until finally it is chilly and quickly can be sliced. Deal with if refrigerating overnight.

  2. Just after the rice is chilled and set, slash the rice into about 20 (or so) squares or rectangles with a sharp knife.

  3. In a big non-adhere pan, add oil over medium high warmth. After the oil is incredibly hot, increase the rice bites and shallow fry on each and every side in batches until finally golden brown, very careful to not over-group them.

  4. Transfer the cooked rice bites to a wire rack or paper towel to drain any surplus oil and repeat with the remaining rice.

For the Sweet & Spicy Shrimp:

  1. In a bowl, stir alongside one another the shrimp, mayonnaise, sweet chili sauce and sliced green onions.

To Assemble:

  1. Location the thinly sliced (or mashed, if preferred) avocado on prime of the fried rice bites.

  2. Increase about 1 tablespoon of the sweet and spicy shrimp combination on prime of the avocado. Garnish with a sprinkle of sesame seeds and further green onion and serve with soy sauce if desired.

This publish want not sponsored but we do associate regularly with Sandhill Wines. 


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