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Honey Ginger Shrimp Recipe
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Honey Ginger Shrimp

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"This quick and easy, sweet and spicy dish combines honey, ginger, shrimp and garlic, and can be served over steamed vegetables or pasta."

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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    20 mins


  1. Heat the olive oil and red pepper flakes in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onions, garlic, ginger and honey; cook and stir until fragrant. Add the shrimp, and cook for 5 minutes, stirring as needed, until shrimp are pink and opaque. Serve immediately.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jun 02, 2007

This turned out pretty good, but I added a whole can of coconut milk (15 oz.) to make a nice sauce, doubled some of the other ingredients (honey, ginger), and mixed in a few different kinds of vegetables and put the shrimp in at the end so they didn't overcook. I served it over rice. It was delicious, and it made a lot!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Mar 28, 2011

I agree with others, the 1 Tablespoon of red pepper flakes has to be a mistake...why would you have honey ginger shrimp where the honey is only 1 teaspoon and a ton of red pepper flakes? I used about 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes and about 1 1/2 tablespoon of honey. The flavor was good, but I think I may try some of the other reviewers suggestions and use some coconut milk.

Apr 18, 2007

Yum, thanks to the other reviewers, we really enjoyed this dish. I think the thing that made it great was the addition of lite coconut milk. If that was in the original recipe, I would up it to 5 stars. I also decreased the red pepper flakes to 1/2 tsp. because of my kids and increased the honey to 4 tsp. I also added about 2 Tbsp. of low sodium soy sauce. I think this would be great with some nuts like toasted walnuts or cashews. I served this over angel hair pasta since we already had rice a lot this week, and it was delicious!

Jan 03, 2006

this is quite good but needs some tweaking ... I marinated the shrimp in the sauce ingredients before cooking it in the same sauce ... I've also tried it with a little orange juice added, to give it a little more flavour ... I serve it with steamed broccoli and a rice pilaf for a quick healthy meal.

Feb 28, 2008

Ok, here's how to take a good recipe and make it great (using recommendations from other reviewers and my own) - follow recipe as written except cut back on the red pepper flakes (way too hot to enjoy if not). Before adding shrimp dredge in flour, saute with other ingredients a minute or two, then add 200 ml lite coconut milk, simmer until thickened and pour over warm pasta!! Fantastic "Thai" like meal - even the kids loved it!

Feb 25, 2007

I thought this dish was AWESOME. I increased the amounts because I had more shrimp to cook. I also added a 1/2 cup of chicken broth at the end to make more of a sauce and served over rice. It was spicey so I would cut back red pepper flakes if you have those that don't like spicey. My husband loved it and he loves spicey food!

Feb 17, 2006

This was quick and easy and would have been fantastic but I hadn't expected the dish to be so lip-burning hot. I'll definitely make this again but use much less red pepper. I served this over a bed of store-bought butter & garlic pasta and it was almost restaurant quality.

Mar 09, 2007

Loved it-would add coconut milk and chicken broth next time but very good.


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  • Calories
  • 166 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 4.1 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 173 mg
  • 58%
  • Fat
  • 8.1 g
  • 13%
  • Fiber
  • 0.8 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 19 g
  • 38%
  • Sodium
  • 200 mg
  • 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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