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Firecracker shrimp recipe
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Firecracker Shrimp

Firecracker shrimp is packed with heat and glazed with an addictive sticky sauce that is sure to light up your taste buds!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 4
Calories: 198kcal


  • 1 pound shrimp (peeled and deveined, 31/40)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Firecracker Sauce

  • ¼ cup chili-garlic sauce
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons sriracha
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red peppers
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Make the sauce by whisking all of the sauce ingredients together in a bowl.
  • Add oil to a large skillet set over medium heat. Once shimmering, add shrimp and saute until cooked through. Cook approximately 2-3 minutes per side.
  • Pour sauce into the skillet and toss with shrimp. Serve when sauce is heated through.


You can simmer the sauce to thicken it if desired.


Calories: 198kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 286mg | Sodium: 1661mg | Potassium: 108mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 17IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 164mg | Iron: 2mg