Creamy Shrimp Stir-Fry Recipe

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Looking for a speedy supper that's perfect for family or company? Try this saucy stir-fry. "This recipe is a favorite with guests," notes Ruth Andrewson of Leavenworth, Washington.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1 small onion, halved and sliced
  • 1 medium carrot, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1 celery rib, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1-1/2 pounds uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Hot cooked rice

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 254 calories, 11g fat (6g saturated fat), 202mg cholesterol, 258mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 3g fiber), 27g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1/2 fat.


  1. In a large skillet or wok, stir-fry vegetables in butter until crisp-tender. Add shrimp; cook and stir for 2-3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Reduce heat to low. Add the sour cream, yogurt and pepper; cook and stir until heated through (do not boil). Serve over rice. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Creamy Shrimp Stir-Fry in Quick Cooking November/December 2003, p45

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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