I used the same marinade ingredients that I used for Southern Honey Bourbon Tenderloin Tips on the assumption that this combination would be equally delicious, and fast, on shrimp. Oh, so right. Delicious!

Bourbon Honey Glazed Shrimp

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Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Southern
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Passive Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Degree of Difficulty : Easy
Servings: 2 people
Tip : It is best if you marinate the shrimp for an hour before cooking.


  • 5 large 16-20/lb count raw shrimp/person
  • vegetable oil spray for frying


  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp bourbon
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tspn Asian chili sauce (hot)
  • 2 cloves garlic grated


  • Gather all ingredients before starting the recipe.
  • Mix 2 tbsp honey, 2 tbsp bourbon, 1 tbsp brown sugar, 3 tbsp soy sauce, 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce, 1/2 tspn Asian chili sauce (hot), and 2 cloves garlicand shell shrimp leaving the tails on.
  • Combine marinade and shrimp in a plastic re-sealable bag and mix, making sure that all of the shrimp is covered.
  • Refrigerate shrimp/marinade mixture for one hour before cooking.


  • Remove shrimp from marinade and pat dry on paper towels. Discard marinade.
  • Spray a medium skillet with vegetable oil spray and heat skillet over medium high heat for 2-3 minutes
  • Add shrimp to skillet and sear for 2-3 minutes per side, or until the shrimp has caramelized and the tails have turned pink.


  • Serve with plain white rice.

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