Honey Lemon Garlic Shrimp

Skillet shrimp coated in a sticky Honey Lemon Garlic glaze, garnish with lots of cilantro. The secret is in the sauce! Enjoy it with the shrimp then dip toasted French bread into the sauce to get the most out of it! YUM.






Ingredients

  • 3/4 lbs large/jumbo raw shrimp
  • 2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp water
  • vegetable oil
  • 1-2 tsp chopped cilantro
  • A few slices French bread


Instructions

  1. Completely defrost shrimp and pat dry.
  2. In a large skillet, add vegetable oil and heat skillet under medium high heat.
  3. Once skillet is heated up, add shrimp to skillet. Do not overlap. Lightly sprinkle salt and pepper onto shrimp. Sear shrimp for ~2 minutes, then flip over. Lightly sprinkle salt and pepper again, and sear for another ~2 minutes, or until shrimp is done.
  4. Remove shrimp from skillet and set aside.
  5. Add freshly squeezed lemon juice, honey, minced garlic and water onto skillet. Lightly scrap the bottom of the skillet to incorporate the juices from searing the shrimp into the sauce. 
  6. Bring to boil, then bring to medium low heat. Continue cooking sauce for a minute or so, or until the desired thickness. 
  7. Bring cooked shrimp back into skillet. Stir to coat shrimp with sauce. Remove from heat promptly.
  8. Toast French Bread and serve with dish. Enjoy!

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Prep Time : 5 minutes
 Cook Time : 10 minutes
 Total Time : 15 minutes
 Servings : 2 servings