Honey Lime Shrimp

Hey guys, it’s Tiffany from Creme de la Crumb! I have a serious thing for seafood. Salmon, lobster, king crab, scallops…. I love it all.  Growing up, we had shrimp at nearly every family gathering. Cold cocktail shrimp for an appetizer, Asian shrimp salad for a side, grilled garlic shrimp for dinner, you name it.

Honey Lime Shrimp

Lucky for me, I married someone who loves shrimp almost as much as I do. Actually, maybe even more so. *gasp* Hard to imagine but he just might take the cake for all-time shrimp lover. I recently fixed this Honey Lime Shrimp for dinner and we both went nuts for it! I love the honey and lime flavors together and did I mention that this recipe takes basically no prep at all?! Seriously, throw everything in a bag, let it marinate for a bit in the fridge, cook it up for about 5 minutes on the stovetop, and you’ve got an incredibly delicious shrimp dinner on the table in no time. Piece of cake right?!

Honey Lime Shrimp
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Delicious sweet and tangy shrimp that will be on your table in just 30 minutes!
Recipe type: Dinner
Serves: 4
  • ½-1 pound large shrimp, peeled & deveined
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • juice of 2 limes
  • 2 teaspoons garlic
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder
  • optional: cooked white rice
  1. Add shrimp and all marinade ingredients to a large ziplock bag. Press as much air out of the bag as possible. Chill 25 minutes, flipping the bag once or twice throughout. Cook shrimp over medium-high heat in a large pan. Stir though out, making sure to flip the shrimp as they turn pink. Cook 4-5 minutes total. Serve over rice if desired. Enjoy!

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Alyssa Rivers

I am Alyssa and the blogger behind The Recipe Critic. I started my blog in June of 2012 as a place to share my passion for cooking. I love trying new things and testing them out with my family.

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  1. I love this! Simple and tasty. It makes me feel like summer will be here shortly!

  2. Looks delish!! Can I use cooked shrimp?

  3. Your recipe calls for 2 teaspoons garlic. Would that be minced garlic, garlic powder or garlic salt? Thanks:)

  4. Can we use lemon juice instead of lime? Or is it not as good?

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