Gochujang-Honey Glazed Shrimp Skewers Recipe

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Louella Published: January 27, 2021 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Gochujang-Honey Glazed Shrimp Skewers

These Korean-inspired shrimp skewers are delicious and easy to make! Enjoy a bite of shrimp slathered with a sweet and spicy gochujang-honey glaze.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 6 minutes
Total: 16 minutes



For Gochujang-Honey Glaze:

  • 1tbspgochujang
  • 2tsphoney
  • 2tspmirin
  • 2tspsoy sauce
  • ½tspsesame oil,toasted
  • 1small garlic clove,minced
  • ½tspfresh ginger

For Shrimp:

  • 1lbjumbo shrimp,(weight after peeling), peeled, deveined
  • ¼tspkosher salt
  • cooking spray
  • 2tbspscallions,sliced thin on an angle
  • 1tspsesame seeds


  • 8 long wooden skewers


  1. Combine the glaze ingredients together in a small bowl.

  2. Season the shrimp with salt, then place on doubled skewers to make 4.

  3. Heat a clean, lightly oiled grill to medium heat. When the grill is hot, add the shrimp. Be careful not to burn the skewers.

  4. Grill for 4 minutes on one side, then turn and cook for 2 minutes.

  5. Brush the glaze on the shrimp, turn, and brush on the remaining side. Cook for an additional 1 minute or until the shrimp is opaque and cooked through.

  6. Transfer to a platter, brush with any remaining glaze, and top with sesame seeds and scallions. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

  • If using bamboo skewers, be sure to soak them for at least 30 minutes to prevent them from burning.
  • Doubling up on the skewers helps keep the shrimp in place when grilling.


  • Calories: 129.91kcal
  • Fat: 3.77g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.57g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.52g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.28g
  • Carbohydrates: 6.33g
  • Fiber: 0.44g
  • Sugar: 3.26g
  • Protein: 16.41g
  • Cholesterol: 142.88mg
  • Sodium: 949.52mg
  • Calcium: 75.42mg
  • Potassium: 166.22mg
  • Iron: 0.57mg
  • Vitamin A: 62.91µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.77mg
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