This recipe is a great way to add some variation to your weekly repertoire. The Honey Garlic Shrimp will be sweet and savory, with a hint of heat from the red pepper flakes. The sauce is made with honey and soy sauce, but feel free to experiment with different sauces like ginger or orange juice.
Honey Garlic Shrimp is a popular dish in many Chinese restaurants. This recipe is a little bit different from the traditional honey garlic shrimp dish.
Savor the time you get to spend with your family and less time in the kitchen. This recipe makes for a delicious, gourmet-style meal without substituting any flavors you expect from a five-star restaurant. It can be served in a variety of ways catering to your family’s taste buds.
All the ingredients work perfectly together for ultimate flavor. The salty soy sauce, spicy red pepper flakes, bitter ginger, and sweet honey make the sauce rich and robust without overshadowing the natural deliciousness of the shrimp we all love.
What should I serve with my Honey Garlic Shrimp?
The most traditional side dish that this Honey Garlic Shrimp is best paired with would be good ole white or brown rice. You can also use any type of Chinese noodles you prefer. Make it a healthier meal option for the family and add your shrimp on top of a fresh bed of your favorite salad greens. It can also be served as a stand-alone if you want to try a tapas-style meal. This means small portions of a bunch of different recipes so all your guests can try everything you have prepared. If you are serving during the summer then you could also use fresh sweet summer corn, steamed vegetables, or add to a sandwich! It’s amazingly delicious and will change the way you think of traditional sandwiches.
1 lb. Shrimp peeled and deveined
1 Tbsp. Soy sauce
¼ tsp. Red chili pepper flakes
1 tsp. Ginger paste
2 tsp. Minced garlic
3 Tbsp. Honey
1 Tbsp. Olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
Chopped green onion for garnish
Rice for serving
Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
Season the shrimp with salt and pepper and saute in the skillet until cooked through.
In a mixing bowl, combine the honey, soy sauce, chili flakes, ginger paste and minced garlic.
Pour the sauce over the shrimp, reduce the heat on the stove to medium and saute until the sauce thickens and becomes a bit sticky.
Serve the shrimp over rice garnished with green onions if desired.
Honey Garlic Shrimp
- 1 lb. Shrimp peeled and deveined
- 1 Tbsp. Soy sauce
- ¼ tsp. Red chili pepper flakes
- 1 tsp. Ginger paste
- 2 tsp. Minced garlic
- 3 Tbsp. Honey
- 1 Tbsp. Olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Chopped green onion for garnish
- Rice for serving
- Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
- Season the shrimp with salt and pepper and saute in the skillet until cooked through.
- In a mixing bowl, combine the honey, soy sauce, chili flakes, ginger paste and minced garlic.
- Pour the sauce over the shrimp, reduce the heat on the stove to medium and saute until the sauce thickens and becomes a bit sticky.
- Serve the shrimp over rice garnished with green onions if desired.