Big Wave Crunchy Shrimp

Crunchy Shrimp Recipe

The Freshest Shrimp With The Biggest Crunch!

If you haven’t already tried our patented crunchy shrimp, you are missing out! Along with our other “Broke Da Mouth” shrimp plates, our crunchy shrimp is making quite the name for itself. Our food truck, along with our crunchy shrimp recipe was featured on an episode of Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives”. In the episode, Guy Fiery shared our delicious recipe with his followers and stated that our shrimp truck is the best out on the North Shore of Oahu. If you are out on the North Shore, stop by and find out why every one is raving about our crunchy shrimp! For those of you that rather follow our recipe and create this tasty dish in your home, see below:

Total Cook Time:

Prep – 10 Mins

Cook – 5 Mins


1 Serving

Ingredients :

½ cup all – purpose flour

1 cup water

3 teaspoons sugar

10 pieces peeled raw shrimp

½ cup panko

2 cups soybean oil

Sweet and sour chili dipping sauce (such as Mae Ploy brand)

Cooking Directions:

First, mix the flour and 1 cup water together. Then stir in the sugar. Put the shrimp into the batter and thoroughly cover.

Remove the shrimp and put into a mixing bowl that contains the panko and cover the shrimp with the panko.

Heat the soybean oil in a large, heavy pot to about 350 degrees F. Fry the shrimp until golden brown and crispy, about 4 minutes. Serve with the dipping sauce.


Mike, Kawita & the BWS Ohana

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We are Big Wave Shrimp. Opened in 2006 and still running strong, we are a family owned and operated business with one goal in mind – to make our customers happy! Our mission is to have each and every customer who dines with us leave with a stomach full of ono food and a heart full of aloha. When you sit at our table, consider yourself a part of our Big Wave Shrimp ‘ohana!

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Mike, Kawita & the BWS Ohana