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Walnut Melon Shrimp

The perfect sweet seafood dish that combines shrimp, honeydew, cantaloupe, walnuts, soy sauce and honey.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course


  • 1 lb shrimp fresh or frozen
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup chopped honeydew
  • 1 cup chopped cantaloupe
  • 1/8 cup soy sauce can be substituted with a soy free teriyaki if needed
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp ground pepper
  • 1 cup brown or jasmine rice
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds


  • Begin by peeling, de-veining, and removing the tails from the shrimp if necessary. Then place 1 lb. of shrimp over medium heat in a medium sized pan.
  • Add 1/8 cup of soy sauce, 2 tbsp. of honey, 1 tsp. of garlic powder, 1 tsp. of ground pepper, and 2 tsp. of ground ginger to the shrimp.
  • While the shrimp is cooking begin boiling a pot of water and cook the 1 cup of rice according to the packaging.
  • Once the shrimp are fully cooked, add 1 cup of honeydew, 1 cup of cantaloupe, and 1/4 cup of walnuts to the shrimp. Allow the shrimp and melon to cook for about 2-3 minutes.
  • Remove the shrimp and melon from the heat. Once the rice is done cooking, place 1/2 cup of rice into each bowl and top with the melon shrimp. Sprinkle 1 tbsp. of sesame seeds on top of each bowl and enjoy!
Keyword 30 minute recipe, melon shrimp, shrimp dinner, shrimp recipe