Sesame Shrimp


  • 4 tablespoons light soy sauce (or coconut aminos)
  • 1 tablespoon honey (or a low carb alternative)*
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch (or potato starch)
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 2 lb. large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup chopped scallions, green parts


  • In a small bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, honey, garlic powder, red pepper flakes and cornstarch. Set aside.
  • Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp. Stir fry until almost completely opaque, about 4 minutes.
  • Reduce the heat to medium. Add the soy sauce mixture. Continue to stir-fry until shrimp are completely opaque and sauce is thickened, about 2 more minutes.
  • Divide the shrimp among dinner plates. Ladle the sauce on top. Drizzle with sesame oil, and sprinkle with sesame seeds and scallions. Serve immediately.

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