Yields Makes 12 to 14 appetizer servings
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.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

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.

Step 2
2

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

Ingredients

 2 tablespoons dried wasabi powder
 1 cup regular or reduced-fat mayonnaise
 2 tablespoons lemon juice
 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint leaves
  Salt
  Fresh mint sprig, rinsed
 1 1/2 pounds (31 to 40 per lb.) shelled cooked shrimp, rinsed and drained

Directions

Step 1
1

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.

Step 2
2

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

Shrimp with Wasabi Mayo