Scotch Bonnet Orange Glazed Shrimp, this is a simple, quick and easy shrimp dinner recipe that is ready from start to finish in under 20 minutes! Made using Scotch Bonnet Pepper Honey and freshly squeezed orange juice this recipe serves up sweet-spicy flavours with a slight citrusy twist! Serve with steamed rice, mashed potatoes, or a side of veggies!
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How to Make Scotch Bonnet Orange Glazed Shrimp
Start by seasoning your shrimp and setting it aside, next do the same for your sauce ingredients. Once both are prepped, heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Working in batches, place shrimp in skillet and sauté until shrimp pink on one side, then flip. Do not overcrowd your pan. When done, remove and set aside.
Lastly, add prepared sauce to the skillet, stir until garlic softened and sauce begins to thicken, around 3-4 minutes. Return shrimp to skillet, and toss in sauce. Remove skillet from heat once shrimp cooked through and enjoy!
Scotch Bonnet Orange Glazed Shrimp Tips
- Do not overcook your shrimp. Saute in skillet until pink, then remove. Heat your sauce until it begins to thicken, then add back your shrimp and cook for another minute or so or until cooked through.
- If you don’t have Scotch Bonnet Pepper Honey, substitute with regular honey and 1/2-1 tsp of Sriracha Seasoning or Cayenne Pepper, alternatively use 1/4-1/2 piece of fresh scotch bonnet pepper.
- Fresh orange juice is highly recommended, I have not made this recipe with store-bought orange juice.
Grab the Grocery List (Screenshot The Recipe Ingredients Below)!
- Olive Oil
- Raw Shrimp
- Dried Thyme
- Dried Parsley Flakes
- Onion Powder
- Garlic Powder
- Fresh Cracked Black Pepper & Salt
- Scotch Bonnet Pepper Honey
- Soya Sauce
- Cloves Garlic
- Cornstarch (optional)
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Scotch Bonnet Orange Glazed Shrimp
- 2 tbsp Olive Oil
- 1.5 lb Raw Shrimp peeled & deveined
- 1 tsp Dried Thyme
- 1 tsp Dried Parsley Flakes
- 1 tsp Onion Powder
- 1 tsp Garlic Powder
- 1/4 tsp Fresh Cracked Black Pepper
- 1/4 tsp Salt
- Scotch Bonnet Orange Glaze
- 1/2 cup Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice Juice from 1.5 large oranges
- 2 tbsp Scotch Bonnet Pepper Honey
- 2 tbsp Soya Sauce
- 3 Cloves Garlic
- To Thicken Glaze Optional
- 1 tsp Cornstarch
- 1 tbsp Cold Water
- In a medium mixing bowl, season shrimp with dried thyme, dried parsley flakes, onion powder, garlic powder, fresh cracked black pepper, and salt; set aside.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the sauce ingredients; freshly squeezed orange juice, scotch bonnet pepper honey, soya sauce and garlic.
- Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Working in batches, place shrimp in skillet and sauté until shrimp pink on one side, then flip. Do not overcrowd your pan. When done, remove and set aside.
- Add prepared sauce to the skillet, stir until garlic softened and sauce begins to thicken, around 3-4 minutes. Return shrimp to skillet, and toss in sauce. Remove skillet from heat once shrimp cooked through and enjoy!
- To Thicken Glaze (Optional)
- In a small bowl, mix cornstarch and cold water together until well combined.
- Pour into skillet when shrimp nearly done and use wooden spoon to stir until glaze thickens.
Note, the nutritional information is calculated using a nutrition facts calculator. It is a rough estimate and can vary based on products used.