Stir corn starch, brown sugar, ginger, garlic and crushed red pepper together in a small saucepan Add corn syrup, soy sauce, sherry, sesame oil and rice vinegar; stir well.
Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Heat until mixture boils for 1 full minute. Remove from heat and let cool for 30 minutes.
To assemble dip, spread cream cheese on a serving platter with a raised lip. Drizzle with Asian Sauce. Sprinkle with Monterey Jack cheese, edamame, carrots, shrimp, green onions and cilantro. Serve with crackers or mini rice cakes.
Gluten Free: Make sure to use a gluten free soy sauce.