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Shrimp in Soy Sauce in a white bowl with a black pan and a plate of steamed rice on the side

Shrimp in Soy Sauce

Soy Sauce Shrimp stir-fry with an amazing sweet and savory flavors perfect for weeknight dinners or as party appetizers. Easy to make and ready in minutes!
Course Main Entree
Cuisine Asian
Keyword honey soy shrimp, shrimps in soy sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 174kcal
Author Lalaine


  • 1/4 cup Chinese cooking wine
  • 1/8 cup light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar or honey
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons green onions, chopped
  • 1 thumb-sized ginger, peeled and minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 pound large shrimps, peeled and deveined, leaving tails intact


  • In a small bowl, combine soy sauce, cooking wine, and brown sugar or honey. Stir until well blended. Set aside.
  • In a wok or wide skillet over high heat, heat oil. Add green onions, ginger, and garlic. Cook, stirring constantly, for about 30 seconds or until softened and aromatic.
  • Add shrimp and cook, stirring frequently, for about 1 to 2 minutes or until color starts to change. Remove from pan and keep warm.
  • Add soy sauce mixture to the pan and bring to a boil. Continue to cook until slightly thickened and reduced.
  • Return shrimp to pan and cook for about 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Garnish with additional chopped green onions and sesame seeds, if desired. Serve hot.



Calories: 174kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 285mg | Sodium: 1288mg | Potassium: 116mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 30IU | Vitamin C: 5.2mg | Calcium: 164mg | Iron: 2.6mg