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Hibachi Shrimp with Yum Yum Sauce

Sue Lau
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Marinate 1 hr
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Japanese


Hibachi Shrimp:

  • 2 pounds (16-20 count) raw shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil

Shrimp marinade:

  • 1/4 cup mirin
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1 teaspoon Japanese soy sauce

Yum Yum Sauce (yield 3/4 cup)

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon sriracha sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper

Sesame Fried Rice

  • 4 cups cold cooked Rice
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 5 large eggs lightly beaten
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 cup sliced scallions
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup frozen peas and carrots
  • 2 tablespoons Japanese soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon black sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds



    Prep the Shrimp:

    • Peel and devein the shrimp and mix with the marinade.
    • Marinate refrigerated one hour or more.

    Make the Yum Yum Sauce:

    • Stir together the Yum Yum sauce; cover and chill.

    Prepare the Rice:

    • Break apart the cold rice so there are no clumps; set aside.
    • Heat the tablespoon of oil in a skillet; season the eggs with salt and pepper and scramble; chop into small pieces and set aside with the chopped scallions.
    • Saute the onions, peas and carrots in the sesame oil and butter until the onions soften.
    • Add the rice to the pan along with the remaining rice ingredients and stir until cooked and heated through.
    • Cover and keep warm while grilling the shrimp (should only take a few minutes).

    Grill the Shrimp:

    • Preheat grill to moderate heat and spray a grill pan with grill spray.
    • Drain the shrimp from the marinade and discard the marinade.
    • Drizzle shrimp lightly with oil.
    • Grill the shrimp until firm and lightly charred.
    • Serve with sesame fried rice and yum yum sauce.


    From the kitchen of palatablepastime.com
    Keyword hibachi shrimp, sesame fried rice, yum yum sauce