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Crispy Rice with Candy & Spicy Shrimp

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

A recipe this good deserves an incredible wine pairing, so I selected Sandhill Rosé after all! A glass of chilled rosé goes nice alongside this candy and spicy seafood recipe is the proper mixture for a day on the patio. I’m nonetheless swooning over how beautiful this berry-forward 2021 rosé turned out – have a look at that petal pink?! Good job Sandhill! I’ll cheers to that!

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How one can Make Crispy Rice

Crispy rice is a little bit crispy rice cake constructed from rice.  Merely press your cooked sticky rice right into a pan or dish lined with plastic wrap, cowl, and chill in a single day. The subsequent day it is possible for you to to chop the rice into little muffins and fry them till crisp on the surface (whereas remaining tender on the within). One of the best half comes after that! Merely prime them off with no matter your coronary heart needs.  Maintain studying for our creation.

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 over Tiktok and I’m completely right here for it. There are such a lot of Tiktoks of individuals making these cute little crispy rice muffins with scrumptious toppings, inspiring me to do that model of my very own. The key is actually in my two ingredient particular sauce!

Do-it-yourself Candy & Spicy Sauce

All you want is TWO elements for such a scrumptious candy and spicy sauce for nearly something. I really feel like this will sound too good to be true however that is the true deal. Seize some mayonnaise and candy chili sauce and get mixing! It’s the mixture you didn’t know you wanted, and tastes nice on this shrimp on this recipe however could possibly be utilized in so many different methods. I really like a straightforward sauce.

In case you like this recipe I really feel like it’s best to give our Tuna Stack recipe a attempt. Identical goes for our Tuna Poke Bowls. You might simply sub the tuna in these recipes with this candy & spicy shrimp….YUM!  

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

In case you make this recipe, be sure you tag me on Instagram with the hashtag #fraicheliving or depart a remark/ranking under. I’d like to understand how you preferred it!

xo Tori

Crispy Rice with Candy & Spicy Shrimp

Fraiche Living Crispy Risce with Sweet and Spicy Shrimp

Crispy Rice with Candy & Spicy Shrimp


  • 2 cups cooked sushi rice
  • Oil for frying
  • 1 lb cooked shrimp tails eliminated, finely diced
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon candy chili sauce
  • 2 inexperienced onions, thinly sliced plus further for garnish
  • 2 avocados, sliced skinny 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 comparable measurement and line with plastic wrap. Pour the cooked sushi rice into the baking dish and tightly pack the rice (moist palms if wanted). Pop within the fridge to relax for 1 to 2 hours or in a single day or till it’s chilly and simply may be sliced. Cowl if refrigerating in a single day.

  2. After the rice is chilled and set, reduce the rice into about 20 (or so) squares or rectangles with a pointy knife.

  3. In a big non-stick pan, add oil over medium excessive warmth. As soon as the oil is sizzling, add the rice bites and shallow fry on all sides in batches till golden brown, cautious to not over-crowd them.

  4. Switch the cooked rice bites to a wire rack or paper towel to empty any extra oil and repeat with the remaining rice.

For the Candy & Spicy Shrimp:

  1. In a bowl, stir collectively the shrimp, mayonnaise, candy chili sauce and sliced inexperienced onions.

To Assemble:

  1. Place the thinly sliced (or mashed, if most popular) avocado on prime of the fried rice bites.

  2. Add about 1 tablespoon of the candy and spicy shrimp combination on prime of the avocado. Garnish with a sprinkle of sesame seeds and additional inexperienced onion and serve with soy sauce if desired.

This put up need not sponsored however we do companion recurrently with Sandhill Wines. 

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