Shrimp and broccoli on a plate.

Honey Garlic Shrimp

This Honey Garlic Shrimp is marinated in sweet sauce, then cooked together in a pan. Serve it with broccoli and rice for a quick and easy dinner! Serve it with steamed broccoli and rice.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Keyword honey garlic shrimp
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 295 kcal
Author Anna


for the shrimp:

  • 1 lb shrimp
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

for the sauce:

  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 3 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
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  1. Remove shells and veins from shrimp.
  2. Season shrimp with salt and pepper.
  3. Mix marinade/sauce ingredients in a measuring cup of a bowl.
  4. Place shrimp in a ziploc bag or a bowl, add marinade and stir in to coat the shrimp. Close the bag or cover the bowl and marinate for 30 minutes, in the fridge.
  5. Heat up olive oil in pan.
  6. Remove shrimp from bag with cooking tongs and cook in pan for 2 minutes on each side or until pink. Remove onto a plate.
  7. Once done, add remaining marinate to pan and bring to simmer. If you want to make it thicker, mix 2 teaspoons of cornstarch with 2 teaspoons of water and add to sauce. Simmer until thick.
  8. Serve sauce over shrimp or toss shrimp back to the pan and stir in.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Honey Garlic Shrimp
Amount Per Serving
Calories 295 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 286mg95%
Potassium 150mg4%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 35g39%
Protein 24g48%
Vitamin C 6mg7%
Calcium 174mg17%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.