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Hot Honey Garlic Shrimp

Hot Honey Garlic Shrimp for an easy, but delicious dinner.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 People
Author: Derek Wolf



  • 1.5 lbs Shrimp peeled & de-veined
  • Canola Oil as needed

Spicy Seasoning:

  • 1.5 tbsp Kosher Salt
  • 1.5 tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 0.75 tbsp Black Pepper
  • 0.75 tbsp Garlic Powder
  • 2 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 2 tsp Sichuan Chili Flakes

Hot Honey Garlic Sauce:

  • 2 oz Soy Sauce low sodium
  • 2 oz Rice Wine Vinegar
  • 1 medium Lime juiced
  • 3 tbsp Minced Garlic
  • 2 tbsp Honey
  • 1.5 tbsp Sriracha
  • Sliced Scallions for garnish
  • Sesame Seeds for garnish


  • Add your shrimp to a bowl along with some oil.
  • Season thoroughly with salt, pepper and garlic powder. Set in the fridge until ready to use.
  • Heat your fire to medium high heat (about 350F).
  • Add skillet to the fire with some oil. Then add your shrimp to cook for 1.5-2 minutes total.
  • When the shrimp are done, pull off and set to the side.
  • Using the same skillet, add your minced garlic and let simmer for 2-3 minutes till browned.
  • Next, deglaze with lime juice, soy sauce and rice wine vinegar. Let the sauce simmer for 2 more minutes.
  • Finally add the rest of the hot honey garlic sauce.
  • Bring to a rolling simmer with bubbles appearing on the surface. Simmer for 2-3 more minutes until slightly thickened, then add the shrimp back and coat in the sauce.
  • Garnish the shrimp with sesame seed and sliced scallions. Pull the skillet off and serve. Enjoy!



Serving: 4g | Calories: 235kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 0.3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 274mg | Sodium: 3761mg | Potassium: 626mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 814IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 149mg | Iron: 2mg