Hot Honey Garlic Shrimp & Broccoli Stir Fry

Shrimp and broccoli sautéed in a flavorful sauce made of coconut aminos, garlic, ginger and chili infused honey makes for the perfect sweet and spicy dinner idea when you are craving takeout but want to eat healthy.

honey garlic shrimp

Chinese takeout is one of life’s simple pleasures if you ask me.  I love it so much.  But what I also love, not feeling like crap after I eat it.  That is where this hot honey garlic shrimp steps in!  This gives you all the flavors of your favorite Chinese dish, but it is made with healthy ingredients that will satisfy you without weighing you down. 

Looking for other ways to make shrimp? Try my air fryer coconut shrimp, this General Tso Shrimp Stir Fry or this San Pedro Style Shrimp!

Ingredients for Hot Honey Garlic Shrimp Stir Fry:

  • Shrimp – I used a 12 oz precooked/frozen medium bag of shrimp from Aldi
  • Hot honey – Mike’s hot honey is my favorite invention in this world.  It is chili infused honey.  If you don’t want to go out and get it though, you can use regular honey and add some cayenne for a kick, or if you don’t want the spicy aspect just use regular honey!
  • Corn starch – this thickens the sauce so it actually sticks to everything and doesn’t just run off and leave you with no flavor.  If you don’t like using corn starch, you can swap this for arrowroot.
  • Broccoli – these are our veggies! You can always add others or swap for something you like better if broccoli isn’t your jam though.
  • Coconut aminos – I love using this as a gluten/soy free alternative to soy sauce.  If you don’t care about those things, you can totally just use soy sauce.  Or if you are gluten free, tamari is a great option too.
  • Spices – we use garlic and ginger to add some great Asian flavor to the dish
  • Water – to add volume to the sauce
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Tips for the Perfect Hot Honey Garlic Shrimp & Broccoli!

  • Don’t skip the cornstarch.  It will thicken the sauce. Without that it will be kind of runny and won’t stay on your food as well and make it flavorful! I provide a swap up above if you don’t love using corn starch.
  • Serve with rice or quinoa if you want to add a carb to the meal!
  • If you aren’t using pre-cooked shrimp make sure you cook that beforehand 😉

There really isn’t much else to go over on this one, but if you do have a question on something that I didn’t cover please don’t hesitate to reach out! You can ask a question via a comment below or shoot me a DM on Instagram.

In addition to the listed ingredients, you will need:

  • a large pan or wok
  • a small bowl to make the sauce in
  • a spatula


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hot honey garlic shrimp

Hot Honey Garlic Shrimp & Broccoli Stir Fry

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  • Author: Megan
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 34 servings 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


Gluten Free Option, Dairy Free, Refined Sugar Free

Shrimp and broccoli sautéed in a flavorful sauce made of coconut aminos, garlic, ginger and chili infused honey makes for the perfect sweet and spicy dinner idea when you are craving takeout but want to eat healthy.



Stir Fry:

  • 56 cups broccoli florets
  • 12 oz frozen cooked medium shrimp

Hot Honey Garlic Sauce:

  • 1/4 cup coconut aminos
  • 3 tbsp Mike’s Hot Honey
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/21 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp ginger


  1. Start by putting the broccoli in a wok or large pan that has been sprayed with oil over medium heat to start cooking it.  (The shrimp is already cooked so we just need to get that warm, while the broccoli needs time to get soft).
  2. While that is cooking, whisk your sauce ingredients together in a small bowl, starting with 1/2 tbsp of cornstarch.  Add the sauce and the thawed shrimp to the pan.
  3. Stir to evenly coat everything, and then let the pan simmer for a few minutes to allow the sauce to thicken.  Add up to 1/2 tbsp more cornstarch if you want it thicker.
  4. Serve alone, or over rice, with red pepper flakes and/or sesame seeds to garnish.


You can sub the hot honey for regular honey if you don’t have it, and then just add cayenne and/or more red pepper flakes if you want it spicy!

You can sub cornstarch for arrowroot to ensure a gluten free option.

Also feel free to add more/different veggies if you want!  And even different protein – would be great with chicken or tofu!

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Stiry Fry
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Asian


  • Serving Size: ~1 cup

If you try this recipe please leave a rating and a review in a comment below! It would mean the world to me 🙂 If you remake on Instagram please also tag me at @donutworry_behealthy when you share so I can see your creation!


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