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Teriyaki Shrimp Recipe

Quick to pull together, mess-free, and balanced in flavor, our teriyaki shrimp recipe deserves to be part of your lazy-but-tasty dinner options.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: how to make teriyaki shrimp, shrimp teriyaki sauce, teriyaki shrimp, teriyaki shrimp recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 499kcal
Author: Luna Regina

Ingredients

  • 16 oz peeled and deveined shrimp 28 oz raw shrimp
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1/2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 fl oz water
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 1/2 tbsp reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp garlic chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger chopped
  • 2 tbsp scallions chopped
  • 1 tsp pepper flakes
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 4 cups cooked medium-grain rice

Instructions

  • Make the teriyaki sauce: In a small bowl, whisk together 1 tbsp rice vinegar, 1 tsp brown sugar, 1 tsp honey, 1/2 tbsp sesame oil, 2 fl oz water, 1 tbsp cornstarch, 2 1/2 tbsp soy sauce, 1 tsp paprika, 1 tsp pepper, and 1 tsp lime juice. Set aside.
    Step 1: Make the teriyaki sauce.
  • Heat a skillet over medium heat. Add 1 tbsp olive oil, 1 tbsp garlic, and 1 tsp ginger. Sauté for 30 seconds.
    Step 2: Sauté the garlic and ginger.
  • Add 16 oz shrimp to the skillet. Cook and occasionally stir for about 7 minutes, or until fully cooked.
    Step 3: Cook the shrimp.
  • Pour in the teriyaki sauce. Simmer and constantly whisk until the sauce has thickened up, about 1 minute.
    Step 4: Pour in the sauce.
  • Take off the heat. Garnish with 2 tbsp scallions, 1 tsp pepper flakes, and 1 tbsp sesame seeds.
    Step 5: Garnish.
  • Serve over warm rice.
    Step 6: Serve over rice.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 499kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 46g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 320mg | Sodium: 598mg | Potassium: 632mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 466IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 163mg | Iron: 4mg