5 from 15 votes
This flavorful Quick and Easy Asian Sweet Chili Shrimp is marinated in a tangy Thai sauce that tastes sweet yet slightly spicy; is perfect for a busy weeknight dinner when you have 30 minutes or less to get your meal from the stovetop to the table.
Sweet Chili Shrimp
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

 Quick and Easy Asian Sweet Chili Shrimp is marinated in a tangy Thai sauce that tastes sweet yet slightly spicy; is perfect for a busy weeknight dinner when you have 30 minutes or less to get your meal from the stovetop to the table.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Asian
Keyword: Sweet Chili Shrimp
Servings: 4 People
Calories: 320 kcal
Author: hmccallum
Ingredients
  • pound Large Shrimp Shells removed and shrimp cleaned
  • Kosher Salt to own taste
  • Black Pepper to own taste
  • Tablespoons Wok Oil or oil on hand
  • 1 Teaspoon Sesame Oil
  • 2-3 Tablespoons Minced Garlic
Sauce
  • 1/3 cup Thai Sweet Chili Sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons Pure Honey
  • 2 Tablespoons Fresh Lime juice about 1 large lime
  • 1 Tablespoon Soy Sauce
  • 1 Teaspoon Thai Sriracha Sauce
  • Kosher Salt to own taste or optional
Additional Ingredients
  • 2 cups Cooked White Steamed Rice Start in advance in steamer
  • 1 bunch Flash Steamed broccolini or broccoli Flash Steam 2-4 minutes
Instructions
  1. Before starting the shrimp prepare the uncooked white rice in a steamer and Flash steam broccolini or broccoli about 3-4 minutes time.

  2. Rinse and Pat dry the raw shrimp. Season with Kosher salt and pepper. In a heated metal skillet place 1½ tablespoons of wok oil or oil you have on hand with the sesame oil. Let the oil heat but do not overheat or burn oil. Add the shrimp and cook on one side about 2 minutes, flip the shrimp add the minced garlic and cook about another 2 minutes.

  3. Reduce heat to low next add the Flash steamed broccolini or broccoli, Thai Sweet Chili Sauce, honey, lime juice soy sauce, Sriracha sauce, and Kosher salt if desired. Combine ingredients until all the shrimp is thoroughly coated. Remove from heat source.

  4. Serve immediately