As someone who’s always trying to incorporate more vegetables into my meals, I love finding recipes that beautifully pair protein with fresh produce. This honey garlic butter shrimp and broccoli dish does just that, satisfying both body and soul with its layers of flavors.

In under 30 minutes, vibrant broccoli and plump shrimp become richly coated in a sauce that is both subtly sweet and intensely savory. A splash of honey balances the kick of garlic for an unbeatable combination that has everyone asking for more.

It’s the perfect solution for a quick yet satisfying dinner, with minimal ingredientsList ingredients and steps )required. And because it’s all cooked together in one skillet, cleanup is a breeze. This has quickly become a family favorite rotation in our house.

1. Honey Garlic Butter Shrimp and Broccoli


  • 1 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 head broccoli, cut into florets
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Bring a large skillet of salted water to a boil. Add broccoli and cook 2 minutes until bright green and tender-crisp. Drain and set aside.

In the same skillet over medium heat, melt butter. Add garlic and cook 30 seconds until fragrant.

Add shrimp and toss to coat in butter. Cook 2-3 minutes until pink.

Return broccoli to pan and add honey. Toss gently to coat. Season with salt and pepper.

Enjoy over rice or noodles. The rich sweet-savory sauce clings to the shrimp and broccoli for incredible flavor with every bite. Pair it with a crisp white wine and you’ve got the perfect light yet satisfying weeknight meal.

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