Succulent honey garlic shrimp is everything you could want in a dish! When you sink your teeth into this easy garlic shrimp recipe, you will be flooded with delicious flavors. Plus, this honey glazed shrimp recipe is naturally gluten free and paleo! So much to love!
Plump juicy shrimp combined with the perfect amount of garlic, fresh cherry tomatoes, red onions, mango, and avocados with a honey sauce. Seriously, it is so amazing that it’s going to become a household favorite!
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You know how hard it can be to find meals that your family will eat without complaint. Well, let me just say that you won’t have this problem with easy garlic shrimp. Kids and adults go crazy for the flavors, and you don’t have to worry because it is made with healthy ingredients.
Even my picky one loves this recipe (though she picks the onions out of the salsa.) I hope you get a chance to give this easy gluten free honey garlic shrimp recipe a try!
You all know that I am a foodie and have a ton of passion for cooking gluten free for my family. But what about those nights when you don’t feel like staying home to cook, or you are away on a trip. Take a look at my Safe Gluten Free Dining Tips to learn what questions to ask the restaurant you are going to. It can be scary to dine out, but if you know the right questions to ask, then you are taking the first step to have a great experience.
Side dish ideas:
Now that you have decided to make honey garlic shrimp, you might not be sure what to make with it. Here are some simple and tasty ideas to get you started:
- Rice - This dish tastes phenomenal over a big bed of fluffy rice!
- Asian Noodles - Garlic shrimp paired with Asian noodles is a match made in food heaven.
- Broccoli - Serve with a large helping of steamed broccoli. Yum!
- Salad - You can never go wrong with serving a salad.
And if you love shrimp as much we do, take a look at these other mouthwatering recipes:
- Blackened Shrimp Fajitas
- 15 Minute Shrimp Fra Diavolo With Zucchini Noodles
- Tropical Teriyaki Pineapple Pepper Shrimp
You can't go wrong so enjoy when it comes to this honey garlic skillet shrimp recipe. If you have wanted to try making scallops, check out this easy tutorial for making Alton Brown Scallops.
The first step is to mix up the marinade. Add all of the marinade ingredients to a bowl and whisk to blend.
Add the raw shrimp and marinate for 30 minutes.
Cook the shrimp in a cast-iron skillet for 5-7 minutes until cooked.
To make the salsa, add the diced mango, red onion, and cherry tomatoes into a dish and mix well. Serve with any vegetables you like. This salsa would also taste great on this Pulled Pork Tacos recipe.
Yes, you can use frozen shrimp. If you don’t have fresh or access to fresh shrimp don’t you worry! Just defrost the frozen shrimp in the refrigerator overnight.
If you are in a hurry, you can also fill a bowl will cold water and place the shrimp inside. Let it sit for 10-15 minutes and check them to see if they are thawed.
Yes, you can make honey garlic shrimp spicy! (You know I love spicy!!) The marriage of sweetness and spice is out of this world! Follow the instructions as directed, but add in a few red pepper flakes and some sriracha when you are cooking. Make sure to only add a little bit and increase it if you want it to be spicier. You can’t fix it if you make too hot, so less is more.
Store leftover honey garlic shrimp in an airtight container and place in the fridge for up to 3 days. If you notice any overly fishy odors, visible mold, or any kind of odd texture, then it has started to go bad and should be discarded right away.
Additionally, you can freeze the shrimp for 3-6 months in a freezer-safe container. If it has been cooked the texture may be a little tougher after you thaw it out than eating it freshly cooked.
Leigh G used the marinade and shrimp and changed up the veggies: "I changed it up and only used the marinade with the shrimp, I then added roasted broccoli to it. It was fantastic!"
Looking for more dinner ideas? You must try these ideas:
- Mardi Gras Jambalaya Stuffed Baked Potatoes
- Dijon Mustard Pork Tenderloin With Baked Potato
- Sweet and Spicy Barbecue Grilled Pork Ribs
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Quick and Easy Honey Garlic Shrimp
For the honey garlic shrimp marinade
- 1 lb shrimp⠀⠀⠀⠀
- 1/3 cup honey⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
- 1/4 cup coconut aminos
- 1 tbsp crushed garlic⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
- 1 tbsp olive oil⠀
For the honey garlic shrimp bowls
- 1 avocado chopped
- 1/2 cup red onion
- 1/2 mango chopped
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes
- whisk the marinade together, pour over shrimp so that they are immersed in the liquid, put in the fridge for 30 minutes. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
- Drain and reserve the marinade from the shrimp.
- Remove shrimp from the marinade and cook for a few minutes each side in a greased skillet.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
- Cook the marinade only for 5-7 minutes in a skillet, then add the cooked shrimp shrimp and stir well to coat them.
Make honey garlic shrimp bowls:
- Prepare and cook the shrimp as detailed above.
- make the simple salsa with the red onion, mango, and cherry tomatoes
- serve shrimp with the salsa and any other vegetables you like to make a bowl.
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