Garlic Honey Lime Shrimp Recipe

Garlic Honey Lime Shrimp – garlicky, sweet, sticky skillet shrimp with fresh lime. This recipe is so good and easy, takes only 15 mins to make. 

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Garlic Honey Lime Shrimp
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 351 kcal


  • 1 lb shelled and deveined shrimp
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon melted unsalted butter
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 dashes cayenne pepper
  • chopped parsley


  1. Rinse the shrimp with cold water. Drained and set aside.

  2. Heat up a skillet (cast-iron preferred), add the olive oil and butter. Add the garlic and saute until they turn slightly brown, stir in the shrimp. Stir and cook the shrimp a few times before adding the honey, lime juice, salt and cayenne pepper. Cook the shrimp until the honey lime sauce thickens. Garnish with chopped parsley and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts
Garlic Honey Lime Shrimp Recipe
Amount Per Serving (2 people)
Calories 351 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 587mg196%
Sodium 2057mg89%
Potassium 236mg7%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 26g29%
Protein 47g94%
Vitamin A 800IU16%
Vitamin C 15.7mg19%
Calcium 340mg34%
Iron 5.2mg29%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.