Honey Garlic Shrimp

Honey Garlic Shrimp
Honey Garlic Shrimp

Honey Garlic Shrimp is a delicious and flavorful dish that balances sweet honey with savory garlic, creating a delightful combination. Here’s a simple recipe to make Honey Garlic Shrimp:


  • 1 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce (low sodium recommended)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Optional garnish: Sesame seeds, chopped green onions, or chopped parsley


  1. Prepare the Shrimp:
    • Pat the shrimp dry with paper towels and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Cook the Shrimp:
    • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
    • Add the shrimp to the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes per side, or until they turn pink and opaque. Remove the shrimp from the skillet and set aside.
  3. Make the Honey Garlic Sauce:
    • In the same skillet, add minced garlic and sauté for about 30 seconds until fragrant.
    • Reduce the heat to medium-low and add honey, soy sauce, and lemon juice to the skillet. Stir well to combine.
  4. Combine and Serve:
    • Return the cooked shrimp to the skillet and toss to coat evenly with the honey garlic sauce.
    • Cook for another minute or so until the shrimp are heated through and the sauce has slightly thickened.
  5. Garnish and Serve:
    • Garnish with sesame seeds, chopped green onions, or chopped parsley for added flavor and color.
    • Serve hot over steamed rice or noodles.

Enjoy your delicious Honey Garlic Shrimp! It’s a quick and easy dish that’s perfect for a weeknight dinner or a special occasion.


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