Garlic Shrimp With Smoked Paprika & Honey

Jun 15, 2022Thomas Lippolis
Garlic Shrimp With Smoked Paprika & Honey


  • Approx. 36 large shrimp, thawed, peeled + deveined (or prawns)

  • 3 Tbsp olive oil, divided

  • 2 large cloves garlic, thinly sliced

  • 1.5 tsp SPQR Seasonings Smoked Spanish Paprika

  • 1 tsp honey

  • Salt + pepper, to taste


  • Pat shrimp dry with a paper towel and place them in a small bowl. Toss them in 1 Tbsp olive oil and a bit of salt + pepper.
  • Heat up a frying pan or skillet over medium-high heat. Once the pan is hot (a splash of water should sizzle on it), place the shrimp on the pan. They should be in a single layer with a bit of space between each piece – you may need to do this in stages, depending on size of pan.
  • Cook the shrimp for 1-2 minutes per side, then remove and set aside in a bowl. They’ll be opaque, pink, and slightly browned when done.
  • In the same pan, add remaining 2 Tbsp olive oil and sliced garlic. Sauté garlic for 1 minute, until browned and slightly fragrant. Stir in smoked paprika and honey, then add cooked shrimp back into the pan. Toss to coat.
  • Remove pan from heat and serve shrimp immediately. Season with salt + pepper, as desired.

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