Sticky Sesame Garlic Shrimp

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
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Sticky Sesame Garlic Shrimp is coated in the most amazing sticky Asian sauce and topped with green onions and sesame seeds! This is a quick and easy 30-minute meal that you will make again and again!


  • 1 pound large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 Tablespoon Brown Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Rice Wine Vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil divided
  • Chopped green onion and sesame seeds for garnish if desired


  1. In a large bowl add shrimp, soy sauce, garlic, brown sugar, rice wine vinegar, and 1 Tablespoon olive oil. Stir until mixed and shrimp is coated evenly. Cover and let sit in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.
  2. In a medium-sized skillet at 1 Tablespoon olive oil. Over medium-high heat remove the shrimp with a slotted spoon and add to the skillet. Cook for 2-3 minutes until shrimp is pink. Remove the shrimp and set aside on a plate.
  3. Add the marinade to the skillet and let it simmer until it is thick and looks like a syrup. Add the shrimp back to the skillet and toss in the sauce. Serve with chopped green onions and sesame seeds if desired.
Nutrition Facts
Sticky Sesame Garlic Shrimp
Amount Per Serving
Calories 200 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 286mg95%
Sodium 1693mg71%
Potassium 130mg4%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 25g50%
Vitamin C 5.4mg7%
Calcium 171mg17%
Iron 2.8mg16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.