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5 from 4 votes

Honey Garlic Shrimp

These honey garlic shrimp are glazed in the most delicious sweet and savory sauce. Healthy, quick and easy to make, all you’ll need is one skillet, 5 ingredients, and 20 minutes! 
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy shrimp recipe, how to cook shrimp, shrimp marinade
Servings: 4
Calories: 216kcal


  • ¼ cup honey
  • 2 tbsp low sodium soy sauce or Tamari
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound raw shrimp, peeled and deveined, tail-on
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil


  • In a small mixing bowl combine honey, soy sauce, and minced garlic; whisk until thoroughly incorporated. Set aside.
  • Place shrimp in a Ziploc bag and add HALF of the prepared sauce to the shrimp; close the bag and massage the sauce all around the shrimp. Set aside for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Add vegetable oil to a skillet and set it over medium-high heat to warm up.
  • Remove shrimp from marinade and add to the hot oil. You may have to do this in two batches. (Discard marinade)
  • Cook shrimp for 1 to 2 minutes per side, or until cooked through.
  • Add reserved sauce; stir around and cook for 1 minute or until sauce just begins to thicken.
  • Remove from heat and serve.


Calories: 216kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 286mg | Sodium: 1149mg | Potassium: 125mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 169mg | Iron: 3mg