Dynamite Seafood Shrimp

Come try the irresistible flavors of my Dynamite Seafood Shrimp, a beloved sushi restaurant favorite that you can now enjoy at home! With just four simple ingredients and a quick 5-minute prep time, this creamy and savory delight comes to life in your own kitchen. If you crave the classic sushi appetizer experience with minimal effort, this recipe is perfect for you!

Dynamite shrimp served on a white plate topped with green onions, top down shot.

Why I Love This Recipe

My Dynamite Seafood Shrimp dish is a delightful fusion of Asian and Japanese cuisine, featuring prawns coated in a mayo masago sauce, baked to golden perfection. This dish is a crowd-pleaser in just 15 minutes, making it a perfect choice for a quick and satisfying side dish or appetizer. It’s all about the creamy mayo shrimp goodness with a burst of umami from the masago roe that I promise you will love!

What truly sets my recipe apart is its simplicity and the ability to recreate the classic sushi appetizer experience in the comfort of your own home kitchen! Similar to my Japanese Style Seared Salmon and Pan Seared Japanese Style Scallops, this dish effortlessly comes together, requiring minimal prep and no marinating. Give it a try, and enjoy the goodness of this baked shrimp recipe!



  • Prawns – unpeeled, large or jumbo, fresh or frozen, head-off.
  • Mayonnaise – use Japanese Kewpie Mayo.
  • Masago Roe – also known as capelin roe which can be found in many Asian or Japanese grocery in the sushi section.
  • Green Onion – finely chopped green onion scallions.

Additional Seafood Add Ins

Enhance your dish with a variety of seafood delights including Scallops, Bay Scallops, Clams, Imitation Crab Meat, Baby Shrimp, Oysters, Octopus, and Calamari Squid. Chop them finely and mix them into the creamy mayo masago sauce for a delectable seafood medley that’s bursting with flavor.

🍤 Shrimp Ingredient Note

If using frozen shrimp, ensure they are Fully Defrosted according to the package instructions.

Dynamite shrimp served on a white plate topped with green onions, side angle shot.

Essential Kitchen Equipment


Step 1 Remove the heads, then use kitchen shears to delicately cut along the back, allowing the shrimp to butterfly open. Lay them out on a baking mat.

Shrimp butterfly.


Step 2 Next, in a mixing bowl, combine the Japanese mayo with the vibrant masago roe. If you desire additional shellfish like clams or scallops, incorporate them into this creamy mixture. Transfer this delightful seafood mayo blend into a plastic bag with a corner cut off for easy handling.

Masago and mayo mix in a zip lock bag.

🍣 Masago Mixture Pro Tip

For added precision and ease, you have the option to use a Piping Bag equipped with a Piping Tip when applying the masago mixture.

Step 3 Now, gently squeeze the seafood mayo mixture onto the shrimp. Place them in a preheated oven at 500°F and bake for 8-10 minutes, or until the shrimp transforms into a luscious shade of orange.

Dynamite seafood shrimp on a baking mat.

Step 4 Finally, sprinkle some fresh green onions and additional roe on top to add that extra burst of flavor and texture.

Dynamite seafood shrimp on a plate.

📄 Serving Note

To enjoy this dish, simply use a Fork or Chopsticks to secure the shrimp’s shell and gently remove the meat.

Paring Recommendations

Pair with other Japanese seafood dishes like Japanese Steamed Clams, a zesty Japanese Cabbage Salad to balance the creaminess of the Dynamite sauce, and a classic Clam Miso Soup for a well-rounded seafood feast!

Dynamite shrimp served on a white plate topped with green onions, top down shot.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make this recipe ahead of time for a party?

You can assemble the shrimp and mayo mixture ahead of time and just bake them before serving to maintain the crispiness of the shrimp.

Is there a specific type of shrimp to use?

Large or jumbo prawns work best for this recipe. You can use fresh or frozen shrimp, without heads.

Storage Tips

Simply wrap it in plastic and pop it in the fridge, where it will stay fresh for 3-5 days. When ready to enjoy, a quick reheat in the microwave.

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Dynamite shrimp served on a white plate topped with green onions, top down shot.

Dynamite Seafood Shrimp

Enjoy the taste of my Seafood Dynamite recipe, a beloved sushi restaurant classic. Creamy and brimming with umami flavors, this baked shrimp dish is a crowd-pleaser in just 15 minutes. Try it today and savor the mayo shrimp goodness!
4.80 from 20 votes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Asian, Asian Fusion, Japanese
Keyword: baked shrimp with mayo, mayo shrimp, seafood dynamite
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6 Shrimps
Print Recipe
Calories: 23kcal


  • 6 Prawns large Black Tail Tiger Shrimp
  • 1/4 Cup Kewpie Mayo
  • 2 tbsp Masago Roe
  • 1 Stalk Green Onion
  • 2 tbsp Masago Roe topping


  • Gather all the ingredients.
    Ingredients for dynamite seafood shrimp.
  • Preheat oven to 500F.
    Oven preheated to 500F.
  • Using kitchen shears, cut along the top/back of the shrimp as shown, then use a knife to further slice the shrimp just to the bottom without cutting all the way through. Butterfly open the shrimp, place them on a baking sheet, and gently push down the sides until they lay flat. Repeat with all the shrimp.
    Shrimp butterfly.
  • Next, mix Kewpie Mayo, masago roe and any other desired seafood together in a mixing bowl. Spoon the dynamite mix into a ziplock bag and cut a small hole at the bottom corner of the bag.
    Masago and mayo mix in a zip lock bag.
  • Squeeze enough Kewpie Mayo mix to cover all the shrimp one by one.
    Dynamite seafood shrimp on a baking mat.
  • Place shrimp in oven or toaster oven at 500 F for 8-10 minutes.
    Dynamite seafood shrimp in the oven.
  • Meanwhile, finely chop green onion.
    Chopped green onions.
  • When shrimp is done and no longer looks translucent (about 8-10 minutes), take out of the oven and top with green onion and extra masago roe. Transfer to a serving plate.
    Dynamite seafood shrimp on a plate.


Calories: 23kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 64mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1mg
*Values Based Per Serving
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