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Prawns in honey garlic chili sauce on a bed of noodles

Spicy Honey Garlic Shrimp

Spicy honey garlic shrimp is a delicious keto-friendly meal that can be made in under 20 minutes. The lip-smacking honey garlic sauce has sriracha to give it an added spicy boost!
Course Dinner
Cuisine asian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 172kcal
Author Shinta


  • 300 grams Shrimp
  • 1 teaspoon Salt to season
  • 2 tablespoons Soy Sauce light soy sauce, low sodium
  • 1.5 tablespoon Rice Vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 inch Ginger finely chopped
  • 4-5 cloves Garlic finely chopped
  • 1.5 tablespoon Honey
  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha hot sauce or any hot sauce
  • ½ tablespoon Lime Juice

Optional Ingredients

  • Cilantro finely chopped
  • Sping Onion/ Scallin finely chopped


  • Marinate the shrimp in ½ tablespoon rice vinegar (reserve the rest), 1 tablespoon soy sauce (reserve the rest) and salt. Keep aside for 5-10 minutes.
  • Preheat you skillet. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil and let the oil come to a heat.
  • Add the shrimp and cook on each side for 2-3 minutes until just cooked. The shrimp will turn pink once cooked. Do not overcook.
  • Once done, transfer shrimp to a plate a keep aside.
  • In the same skillet, and 1 tablespoon olive oil. Add the ginger and garlic and saute until the garlic is lightly browned. Lower the heat.
  • In a bowl, mix together the reserved rice vinegar and soy sauce, along with honey and sriracha sauce. Add the mixture to the skillet, combine with the garlic and ginger.
  • Cook the sauce for 1 minute and turn off the heat. Return the shrimp to the skillet and toss in the sauce. Finish with a little lime juice.
  • Serve with a garnish of chopped coriander or chopped scallions and sesame seeds.


Calories: 172kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 189mg | Sodium: 1754mg | Potassium: 79mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 111mg | Iron: 2mg