Thai Lemon Shrimp by Closet Cooking

Shrimp in a lemon-y sweet chili sauce that is just bursting with flavour!

Servings: makes 4 servings

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
  • 1 pound shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • 1/3 cup sweet chili sauce
  • 1 lemon, juice and zest
  • 3 kaffir lime leaves, sliced or 1 lime, zest
  • 1 teaspoon chili sauce or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon palm sugar or brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  1. Marinate the shrimp in the sweet chili sauce, lemon juice, lemon zest, kaffir lime leaves, chili sauce, fish sauce, garlic and sugar for 10 or more minutes.
  2. Heat a pan over medium heat.
  3. Add the shrimp along with the marinade and the coconut milk and simmer until the shrimp are cooked, about 2-3 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and mix in the cilantro.