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Honey Ginger Shrimp

Updated: Jun 11

*you know I got the sauce, you know I’m saucyyyyyy*. If you know me, then you know that I absolutely love saucy food. Creating sauces of my own is one of the best parts of cooking, honestly. I love the complexity of sweet, spicy, tart, and umami flavors that you can create. Also, making my own sauces helps cut down on processed foods while saving a coin or two. I try to keep an assortment of oils, vinegars, and natural sweeteners (honey, maple syrup, agave, brown sugar)  in my pantry to pair with different seasonings to make my own concoctions. For this particular recipe, I played off the pungent flavor of ginger and the sweetness of honey to create what I would think is a masterpiece, lol. This shrimp paired amazingly with bok choy. It can also be served with an Asian-inspired salad or rice. Happy cooking!



Author: Zaza

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound fresh shrimp

  • 5 cloves garlic

  • 1 ½ tbsp ginger

  • ⅔ c honey

  • 1 c soy sauce

  • 1 tsp garlic salt

  • 1 bunch green onions

Directions:

  1. Prep Shrimp: Wash and devein shrimp.

  2. Prep Veggies: Mince garlic, grate 1 tbsp ginger, slice 2 green onions.

  3. Marinate Shrimp: In a bowl, add garlic, ginger, garlic salt, soy sauce, honey and ginger. Add shrimp then let marinate for 10-20 minutes.

  4. Sauté Shrimp: Add olive oil to a pan on medium heat. After about 30 seconds, add shrimp and sauté for about 5 minutes or until tender. Be sure to not overcook shrimp. Garnish with green onions.

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