cilantro lime honey garlic shrimp skillet

 Cilantro lime honey garlic shrimp skillet is smoky, sweet, zesty and savory. In short, this 30 minute meal is quick and easy without skimping on the flavor.


1 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined


1 teaspoon garlic, minced

1/2 teaspoon ginger, minced

4 tablespoons honey

2 tablespoons soy sauce

2 tablespoons lime juice

Red pepper flakes/cayenne to taste

4 tablespoons fresh cilantro, finely chopped

Pepper to taste


Combine the sauce ingredients and divide it into half.

Marinate the shrimp in half the sauce for 15-30 minutes. Discard marinade.

Over medium high heat in a 10″cast iron skillet, pan sear the shrimp in some oil.

Sear them on both sides in batches until browned, about 1 minute per side.

Using tongs, rub the shrimp into caramelized bits on the bottom of the pan.

Dish and serve hot, drizzled with remaining sauce.