Honey Garlic Butter Shrimp - So incredibly easy, delicious and ready in under 30 minutes!

Honey Garlic Butter Shrimp

  • Author: Amy @ The Blond Cook
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 5
  • Total Time: 25 minutes


  • 2/3 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon freshly minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger powder
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 pound medium or large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 11/2 tablespoons butter
  • Optional sesame seeds and chopped fresh parsley, for garnish


  1. Whisk together the honey, soy sauce, garlic, ginger powder and lemon juice in a small bowl.  Place the shrimp in a resealable bag and pour about 2/3 of the marinade in the bag.  Refrigerate for a minimum of 15 minutes up to a few hours (refrigerate reserved 1/3 of marinade as well).
  2. Remove shrimp from marinade and discard used marinade.  Heat butter in a skillet over medium high heat and add shrimp.  Cook, stirring often, until shrimp are pink on both sides (about 3-4 minutes depending on size of shrimp).  Add reserved marinade and cook an additional 30 seconds.
  3. Garnish with sesame seeds and/or chopped parsley, if desired.