Easy Teriyaki Shrimp Recipe

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Naomi Wood Modified: March 25, 2022
Easy Teriyaki Shrimp Recipe

How To Make Easy Teriyaki Shrimp

In 20 minutes, you can make this simple teriyaki shrimp dish, so it’s perfect for weeknight cooking. The homemade sauce blends sweet & savory flavors.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 1tbspoil
  • 1lbshrimp,large, peeled and deveined with tails on, if desired
  • 1clovegarlic,minced
  • ½tspginger,minced
  • ¼cuplow sodium soy sauce
  • cupwater
  • 3tbspbrown sugar
  • 1tbsprice wine vinegar
  • 1tspsesame oil
  • 1tspcornstarch
  • 1tbspwater
  • green onions for garnish,if desired
  • sesame seeds for garnish,if desired


  1. Add garlic, ginger, soy sauce, water, brown sugar, vinegar and sesame oil to a medium saucepan.

  2. Bring to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes.

  3. In a small bowl whisk together cornstarch and water.

  4. Slowly whisk in the cornstarch mixture into the saucepan.

  5. Simmer whisking constantly until sauce has thickened up.

  6. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a large skillet.

  7. Add shrimp and saute until fully cooked.

  8. Add teriyaki sauce to the shrimp and stir to coat.

  9. Serve immediately with green onions and sesame seeds, if desired.


  • Calories: 160.84kcal
  • Fat: 5.82g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.72g
  • Trans Fat: 0.03g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.87g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.81g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.49g
  • Fiber: 0.14g
  • Sugar: 6.69g
  • Protein: 16.94g
  • Cholesterol: 142.88mg
  • Sodium: 1217.91mg
  • Calcium: 73.63mg
  • Potassium: 197.42mg
  • Iron: 0.52mg
  • Vitamin A: 61.23µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.25mg
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