Cilantro-Lime Honey Garlic Shrimp

Cilantro-Lime Honey Garlic Shrimp made on stove top.  Easy, 30 minute recipe.  Healthy, gluten free, low fat, low carb and low cholesterol recipe. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 242 kcal
Author Julia


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 lb shrimp (20-25 count, uncooked, deveined, peeled, tails-on)
  • 3 garlic cloves , minced
  • 4 tablespoons honey
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice freshly squeezed
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons cilantro chopped


  1. In a large skillet, heat olive oil and butter. Add shrimp and minced garlic and cook for 5 minutes, occasionally turning shrimp over, until shrimp is cooked.
  2. In a small bowl, combine honey, lime juice, soy sauce, and chopped cilantro. Mix to combine.
  3. Add the mixture to the skillet with shrimp. Bring to high heat, coat the shrimp with the mixture, and cook for about 1-2 minutes until the sauce reduces just a touch. Remove from heat. Let it stand for sauce to thicken.
Nutrition Facts
Cilantro-Lime Honey Garlic Shrimp
Amount Per Serving
Calories 242 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 293mg 98%
Sodium 1159mg 48%
Potassium 133mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 19g 6%
Sugars 17g
Protein 23g 46%
Vitamin A 2.2%
Vitamin C 10.6%
Calcium 16.8%
Iron 14.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.