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Shrimp Stir-Fry Recipe

Shrimp Stir-Fry Recipe

When I need to fix a quick meal, I frequently turn to this well-loved dish that takes only a few minutes to cook. I've also used chicken instead of shrimp with delicious results. I enjoy preparing holiday meals for my family when everyone can be together. Senior citizen activities also keep me busy.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:3-4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 small sweet red pepper, juliened
  • 1 small green pepper, julienned
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 pound uncooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • Hot cooked rice

Directions

  • 1. In a skillet, stir-fry broccoli and peppers in oil until tender. Add shrimp; stir-fry for 3-5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink.
  • 2. Combine the cornstarch, brown sugar, ginger, orange juice and soy sauce until smooth; add to skillet. bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve over rice. Yield: 3-4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 188 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 168 mg cholesterol, 1,122 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 21 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.