Notes: Look for wasabi powder in the spice or Asian section of your supermarket or in an Asian grocery store. If making wasabi mayo up to 1 day ahead, cover and chill.

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Recipe Summary

Makes 12 to 14 appetizer servings


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Instructions Checklist
  • In a small bowl, mix wasabi powder with 2 tablespoons water until smooth. In a food processor or blender, whirl mayonnaise, lemon juice, mint leaves, and three-fourths of the wasabi mixture until smooth. Taste, and add salt and more of the wasabi mixture if desired; save remaining for other uses.

  • Scrape into a bowl and garnish with mint sprig. Serve with shrimp to dip into sauce.

Nutrition Facts

163 calories; calories from fat 72%; protein 10g; fat 13g; saturated fat 2g; carbohydrates 1g; fiber 0.1g; sodium 199mg; cholesterol 104mg.