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Gochujang Honey Shrimp (30-min. Recipe)

Gochujang Honey Shrimp. A spicy honey sesame shrimp that is easy to make in under 30 minutes. A great side dish for dinner.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course dinner, lunch
Cuisine korean
Servings 4
Calories 197 kcal


  • 340 g peeled deveined shrimp
  • 4 tbsp cornstarch
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • Pinch of black pepper
  • ¼ cup oil
  • Optional: green onions finely chopped

Gochujang sauce for shrimp:

  • 1 tbsp gochujang paste
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • ½ tbsp sesame oil
  • 0.5 tbsp soy sauce
  • ½ tbsp garlic
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • ½ cup water


  • In a mixing bowl, add your shrimp, cornstarch, garlic powder, black pepper and gently mix. Mix until each shrimp is well coated in the cornstarch seasoning.
  • In another bowl, whisk together your Gochujang Sauce ingredients as listed above until well combined.
  • Then in a non-stick frying pan set over medium high heat, fry your shrimp until they are crispy and golden on both sides, about 10 minutes.
  • Lower your heat to low flame. Then pour your sauce over top and gently combine with the shrimp. Garnish with green onions (optional).
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Calories: 197kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 129mg | Potassium: 14mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 1mg