Spiced Rum-Glazed Shrimp

These smooth shrimp are an instantaneous weeknight favorite. Don’t have a grill or grill pan? No concerns! These will be just as scrumptious cooked in a skillet.

Spiced Rum-Glazed Shrimp
Spiced Rum-Glazed Shrimp


1 1/2 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined

3 tbsp. olive oil, divided

1/3 c. sweet chili sauce

1/4 c. soy sauce

1/4 c. Captain Morgan Spiced Rum

2 cloves garlic, minced

Juice of 1 lime

1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes 

1 green onion, thinly sliced, for garnish


  1. Place shrimp in a large bowl. In a medium bowl, whisk together 2 tablespoons of olive oil, sweet chili sauce, soy sauce, rum, garlic, lime juice, and red pepper flakes. Add 3/4 of the marinade to the bowl of shrimp and let marinate in the refrigerator for 15 to 30 minutes.
  2. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in a large pan or grill pan over medium-high heat. Add shrimp and cook on one side until golden, about 2 minutes. Using tongs, flip shrimp, then brush with remaining marinade. Cook 1 to 2 minutes more.
  3. Garnish with green onions and serve immediately.
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