Sweet and Spicy Shrimp

"Delicious garlic shrimp cooked in sweet & spicy Thai chili-soy sauce. Served best with coconut rice!5"
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Prep time 5mins
Cook time 15mins
Serves or Makes: 4

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  • 1 1/2 pounds peeled and deveined shrimp, tail on
  • 4 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, or coconut oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Lime, cut into wedges and sliced green onion for garnish

Sweet Chili Sauce


  • 1/2 cup Thai sweet chili sauce
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes, optional


  • Step 1

    In a bowl, whisk sauce ingredients until well blended. Set aside.

  • Step 2

    Heat oil in a large skillet on medium heat. Add minced garlic and cook for 2 minutes. Pat shrimp dry, season with salt and pepper then add to skillet, cooking for 3 minutes per side.

  • Step 3

    Add sauce to skillet and simmer on low-medium heat until sauce has slightly thickened.

  • Step 4

    Remove from heat and serve over coconut rice*. Garnish with sliced green onion and lime.

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