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[intro]Sweet Chili Garlic Shrimp is one of those 30 minutes meal recipes. This Thai shrimp dish is easy and only uses one pan to create this sweet chili shrimp! [/intro]


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30 Minutes Meal Recipes

I am a very busy woman. I love 30 minutes meal recipes. So I really wanted to make Thai shrimp as one of those 30 minutes meal recipes. Especially if that shrimp recipe is an easy recipe!


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Sweet Chili Garlic Shrimp


Thai Shrimp

I went to a Thai resturaunt and had this amazing Thai shrimp dish. What made this Thai shrimp so amazing was this sweet chili sauce recipe.


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Sweet Chili Shrimp

Sweet Chili  Shrimp is easy to make. I got the a sweet chili sauce recipe so I can make this Thai shrimp stir fry. I loved that this sweet chili shrimp is one of the 30 minutes meal recipes I wanted to make.


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Sweet Chili Sauce Recipe

Where did I get the sweet chili sauce recipe from? Honestly it came from Home Chef. I saved the recipe when I would get their meal kits. Trust me this Thai shrimp with that sweet chili sauce recipe is amazing! 


Sweet Chili Garlic Shrimp is a Thai inspired dish that is easy and only uses one pan to create this sweet and spicy dish! 


Sweet and Spicy

How would you describe this sweet chili shrimp? Sweet and spicy! This shrimp recipe has a spice but not everpowering. Plus these shrimps have a sweetness to them, so sweet and spicy it is!


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Yield: 4 servings

Sweet Chili Garlic Shrimp Recipe


Sweet Chili Garlic Shrimp is one of those 30 minutes meal recipes. This Thai shrimp dish is easy and only uses one pan to create this sweet chili shrimp!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 1 Cup jasmine rice
  • 1 head Bok Choy
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 lb Uncooked Shrimp, Deveined Tails Removed
  • 1 Tablespoon soy sauce
  • 4 Carrots, Cut Into Sticks
  • 1 Tablespoon Cilantro, Chopped
  • 1 Lime
  • 1/4 Cup sweet chili sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil


  • In a small pot, bring rice and 2 cups water to a boil over high heat. Cover, reduce heat to
  • Cover, reduce heat to low and cook until rice is tender, 18-20 minutes. While rice cooks, prepare ingredients.
  • While rice cooks, make the Sweet Chili Garlic Shrimp.
  • Remove any discolored outer leaves from bok choy. Trim ends and
  • Trim ends and remove the leaves.
  • Cut stems of the bok choy into ¼" slices and coarsely chop leaves.
  • Zest the lime and juice it.
  • Pat shrimp dry, and season both sides with a pinch of pepper.
  • Heat 1 the olive oil in a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat.
  • Add the shrimp to the pan and sear on one side for 2-3 minutes. Flip, and cook 30 seconds. Transfer to a plate.
  • Flip the shrimp and cook another 30 seconds. Transfer to a plate.
  • Transfer the shrimp to a plate.
  • Add the carrot, and bok choy stems to the pan.
  • Stir often until vegetables just begin to soften about 6-8 minutes.
  • Add bok choy leaves, cilantro, Lime zest, and half the minced garlic.
  • Stir constantly until leaves just begin to wilt, about 30-60 seconds.
  • Remove the vegetables to a plate.
  • Add sweet chili sauce, soy sauce, honey, remaining garlic, and lime juice to pan.
  • Bring to a simmer and cook until reduced to a honey-like consistency, 2-4 minutes.
  • Return shrimp a to the pan. Stir constantly until shrimp are coated in glaze and reach a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 30-60 seconds. Remove from burner.
  • Stir constantly until shrimp are coated in glaze about 30-60 seconds. Remove from burner.
  • Remove the pan from the burner.
  • Place a bed of rice on a plate and top with vegetables and glazed shrimp. Spoon any remaining glaze on top of shrimp.
  • Serve it up and ENJOY!

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 262Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 143mgSodium: 908mgCarbohydrates: 37gFiber: 3gSugar: 19gProtein: 18g

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Rebecca | Let's Eat Cake

Wednesday 7th of March 2018

I love garlic shrimp and this recipe looks so easy to make at home! I'm going to pin it now so I can try it this weekend!


Wednesday 7th of March 2018

You will love it!! Let me know how you like it!!

Amy @ The Cook Report

Monday 28th of August 2017

Sweet chilli is so delicious, I love the idea of this shrimp recipe


Saturday 26th of August 2017

I love using chilli garlic sauce for other dishes too,just love the chillies and garlic combo.

Hannah Healy

Saturday 26th of August 2017

This looks so amazing and colourful! Thanks for sharing!!

Andrea @ Cooking with Mamma C

Saturday 26th of August 2017

This shrimp looks delicious! And, your recipe index looks great. It's nice to make a change to our websites once in a while. I always have to be careful not to be overwhelmed by so many choices!

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