Glazed Shrimp with Citrus Rum Butter Sauce

barbara lentz


This recipe actually was created by an accident. I thought I grabbed the honey but I grabbed the bottle of movie theater popcorn butter but it made it taste fantastic.


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  • 4 Tbsp
    fresh squeezed lime juice divided
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/4 c
    movie theater popcorn butter
  • 1/2 c
    fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 1/4 c
  • 3 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh ginger minced
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 lb
    large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 2 Tbsp
    cilantro chopped

How to Make Glazed Shrimp with Citrus Rum Butter Sauce


  1. Whisk cornstarch with 2 tbsp. lime juice and set aside.
  2. Heat honey, orange juice, remaining lime juice, rum, butter,garlic, and ginger over high heat until boiling. Add cornstarch mixture and let it thicken. Remove from heat.
  3. Preheat broiler. Line a baking sheet with foil and place a rack on top. Arrange shrimp on rack and brush with sauce. Broil until opaque. Turn shrimp and brush with sauce. Broil until lightly browned. Top with cilantro and serve with remaining sauce as dip.

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About Glazed Shrimp with Citrus Rum Butter Sauce

Course/Dish: Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American

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