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Easy Shrimp Stir Fry Recipe

Easy Shrimp Stir Fry Recipe

“I love shrimp and I’m always looking for new ways to fix it,” explains Josie Smith from Winamac, Indiana. This attractive shrimp combination features crunchy peanuts and vegetables with a pleasant hint of ginger.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup cold water
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup frozen stir-fry vegetable blend, thawed
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped peanuts


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and water until smooth. Stir in the soy sauce, garlic powder and ginger; set aside.
  • 2. In a large nonstick skillet or wok, stir-fry broccoli in oil for 2 minutes. Add red pepper and onions; stir-fry for 2-3 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Add the shrimp, Oriental vegetables and garlic; cook 3 minutes longer.
  • 3. Stir cornstarch mixture and stir into shrimp mixture. Add the peanuts. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 273 calories, 13g fat (2g saturated fat), 129mg cholesterol, 593mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 4g fiber), 23g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

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carolhannon User ID: 7311486 256537
Reviewed Nov. 8, 2016

"Definitely easy to prepare! Added about 2 Tbsp of brown sugar and some salt. Since I didn't have broccoli or red peppers, I doubled up on the frozen stir-fry veggies. My teenage son actually ate it! Served over brown rice. Very tasty!"

1colorado User ID: 6982059 75030
Reviewed Mar. 8, 2013

"Not much flavor. Needs more of something ... Maybe red pepper flakes, more salt, soy sauce. Thought it was pretty bland."

hauder011 User ID: 7142869 93389
Reviewed Feb. 18, 2013

"Great Flavor"

TraceyLyn1 User ID: 6578232 61212
Reviewed May. 27, 2012

"This recipe was very good. I served it over rice. Very filling and satisfying. My husband loved it."

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