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Quick Honey Lime Shrimp

Looking for a quick dinner recipe made with fresh, wholesome ingredients? If so, this sweet and savory Honey Lime Shrimp is perfect served over rice. It reheats well and takes about 10 minutes to cook.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time8 mins
2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 13 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Honey Lime Shrimp, lime shrimp
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 279cal
Author: Amy
Cost: $10


  • large skillet


  • 1 lb. shrimp deveined- any size you prefer
  • 3 tbsps. raw honey
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup lime juice fresh is best
  • 3 cloves garlic mashed
  • 1/4 tsp. adobo spice
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. black pepper
  • 2 tbsps. scallions diced
  • 1 tsp. sesame seeds to top


  • Add honey, olive oil, lime juice, garlic, and spices to a medium-sized bowl. Whisk until combined.
  • Add shrimp to either a large zippered bag or directly into the whisked ingredients. Seal bag, or cover the bowl tightly and refrigerate.
  • For maximum flavor, marinade for at least 2 hours.
  • Once marinaded, add shrimp and marinade directly into a skillet over medium heat. Cook for about 2-3 minutes per side or until pink throughout.
  • Top with sesame seeds and fresh scallions.
  • Serve your shrimp and marinade sauce over rice, potatoes, or your favorite side.


Nutritional values may vary and are meant to be a guide. 
Store any leftovers in an airtight container and place in the refrigerator for 2 day maximum. 


Serving: 1g | Calories: 279cal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 286mg | Sodium: 944mg | Potassium: 144mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 74IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 177mg | Iron: 3mg