Honey-Glazed Curry Shrimp
15 MIN
10 MIN

Honey-Glazed Curry Shrimp


  • 1 lb (455 g) large shrimp (16-20), peeled and deveined, with the tail
  • 2 tbsp white sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) olive oil
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) honey
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) fish sauce (nuoc-nam)
  • 1 tbsp curry powder
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) sambal oelek
  • Wooden skewers, soaked in water for 30 minutes


  1. With the rack in the middle position, preheat the oven to 450°F (225°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Thread the shrimp onto the skewers, straightening them. Place on the prepared baking sheet. Bake for 5 to 7 minutes or until cooked through.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan over medium-high heat, brown the sesame seeds in the oil. Add the honey, fish sauce, curry powder and sambal oelek. Bring to a boil and reduce the glaze for 5 minutes or until syrupy. Keep warm.
  4. Brush the glaze on the shrimp while still hot and serve immediately.