Thai Peanut Shrimp with crushed peanuts

Thai Peanut Shrimp

Thai Peanut Shrimp has all the complex Thai restaurant flavors with a homemade peanut sauce with honey, garlic, ginger and lime in just 20 minutes!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Thai
Keyword shrimp, Thai Peanut Shrimp
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 384 kcal
Author Sabrina Snyder


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 pounds shrimp 13-15 count peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 can coconut milk 7 ounces
  • 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon ginger minced
  • cilantro for garnish
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  1. Add the oil to a large skillet on medium high heat.
  2. Add the shrimp to the pan cooking on each side for 1-2 minutes.

  3. Remove the shrimp from the pan and set aside.

  4. Add the coconut milk, peanut butter, soy sauce, honey, rice wine vinegar, lime juice, sesame oil, garlic and ginger to the pan and let reduce for 5 minutes.

  5. Add the shrimp back to the pan to coat.
Nutrition Facts
Thai Peanut Shrimp
Amount Per Serving
Calories 384 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g 34%
Saturated Fat 13g 65%
Cholesterol 381mg 127%
Sodium 1424mg 59%
Potassium 317mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 8g
Protein 36g 72%
Vitamin C 10.1%
Calcium 23.3%
Iron 23%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.