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  • 1 pound peeled and deveined shrimp
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup AR's Hot Southern Honey
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • kosher salt/pepper
  • fresh chopped parsley
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Here is the shrimp version of my Honey Garlic Scallops in Brown Butter! I met Ames Russell, founder of AR’s Hot Southern Honey a few weeks ago at a food show. He was sampling his amazing hot honey! As promised, he sent me a bundle of his products to try. I decided I would create a few recipes using his hot honey with scallops and shrimp. Both are amazing, and so super quick and easy! Check out his website to purchase online, or find a retailer near you! Honestly, it’s a toss up for me. These Honey Garlic Shrimp in Brown Butter are fabulous. However, so are the scallops.

If you are local to Charlotte, head on over to The Carolina Meat & Fish Co. and grab a pound, or so of fresh NC shrimp (I like the peeled and deveined with tail-on). Or, you can grab a few dozen, U10-12, dry-packed scallops. If you do not have a cast iron pan. Get yourself one, or two now. Click here.

a pan of honey garlic shrimp in brown butter


Melt the butter in a cast iron pan on medium-high. Season the shrimp with kosher salt and black pepper. Add the shrimp to the pan and sear on both sides. This will only take a few minutes. Do NOT overcook the shrimp. Remove from pan and reserve as soon as the shrimp are no longer translucent, and turn pink.

As the shrimp are searing, in a bowl, whisk to combine the garlic, honey, soy sauce, sesame oil and lemon juice. After you remove the shrimp from the pan, add in the sauce and whisk briskly. The bits at the bottom will be released and the sauce will simmer and start to thicken. Allow the sauce to cook for about two to three minutes.

Lower heat. Add the shrimp back to the pan. Spoon the sauce over the top of the shrimp. Garnish with fresh chopped parsley. Serve alone, or on top of rice, pasta, or spinach! ENJOY!


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  1. […] I met Ames Russell, founder of AR’s Hot Southern Honey a few weeks ago at a food show…he was sampling his amazing hot honey! As promised, he sent me a few of his products to try. Last night, I decided I would create a recipe using his hot honey with scallops…it was amazing and so super quick and easy! Check out his website to purchase online or find a retailer near you then make these amazing Honey Garlic Scallops with Brown Butter. Also check out this recipe using shrimp. Click here! […]

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