20 Minute Honey Garlic Shrimp Recipe

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Denise Young Modified: March 22, 2022
20 Minute Honey Garlic Shrimp Recipe

How To Make 20 Minute Honey Garlic Shrimp

Put together a quick dinner meal with this honey garlic shrimp! It’s juicily marinated and cooked with a sweet and savory sauce for a richer dish.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • cuphoney
  • ¼cupsoy sauce
  • 1tbspgarlic,jarred, minced, or 2 tsp fresh
  • 1tspfresh ginger,minced, optional
  • 1lbmedium shrimp,uncooked, peeled and deveined
  • 2tspolive oil
  • green onion,chopped, for garnish, optional


  1. Whisk the honey, soy sauce, garlic, and ginger together in a medium bowl.

  2. Place the shrimp in a large zipped-top bag or Tupperware. Pour ½ of the marinade mixture on top, give it all a shake or stir, then allow shrimp to marinate in the refrigerator for 15 minutes or for up to 8 to 2 hours.

  3. Cover and refrigerate the rest of the marinade for later.

  4. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Place the shrimp in the skillet, then cook on one side for about 45 seconds until pink, then flip the shrimp over.

  5. Pour in the remaining marinade and cook it all for about 1 minute more until shrimp is cooked through.

  6. Serve shrimp with cooked marinade sauce and a garnish of green onion. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

The sauce is excellent on brown rice and steamed veggies on the side.


  • Calories: 198.30kcal
  • Fat: 3.50g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.62g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.86g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.62g
  • Carbohydrates: 25.89g
  • Fiber: 0.24g
  • Sugar: 23.29g
  • Protein: 16.96g
  • Cholesterol: 142.88mg
  • Sodium: 1518.88mg
  • Calcium: 72.14mg
  • Potassium: 222.78mg
  • Iron: 0.64mg
  • Vitamin A: 61.23µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.83mg
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