Shrimp Stir-Fry

Shrimp Stir-Fry

"I love shrimp and Im 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."
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30 m servings
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  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.

Footnotes

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

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I really like this recipe because it is healthy and yummy. I think I'll change it up just a little bit next time. I think the sauce wasn't quite enough so I might make a little more. Also, it ne...

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Had to double the sauce definetely. The flavor wasnt exactly what I was expecting, it was very peanut tasting to me. But the sauce was pleasantly creamy

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I really like this recipe because it is healthy and yummy. I think I'll change it up just a little bit next time. I think the sauce wasn't quite enough so I might make a little more. Also, it ne...

I had some shrimp to use and was in the mood for stir fry, so I came across this and was sold. The only changes I made were for personal preference...threw in some zuchinni, used green instead o...

I really liked the sauce in this recipe, it "glued" everything together well, but wasn't soupy. I added 1/2 tsp of crushed red pepper and 1 tsp of sesame oil to the sauce. Next time I would up t...

This was a great way to try something new as far as stir-fry goes, but it wasn't the most "WOW" dish I have ever had, and my hubby thought it was a little bland. But overall, it was good and ve...

This rating is just for the stir-fry sauce only, which was really good! I doubled the water/cornstarch, soy, ginger and garlic. Added diced chicken instead of shrimp, and used a bag of frozen ...

Light and flavorful without being overpowering. Use uncooked shrimp as pre-cooked will give it a different taste.

Had to double the sauce definetely. The flavor wasnt exactly what I was expecting, it was very peanut tasting to me. But the sauce was pleasantly creamy

Have made this several times & varied ingredients slightly (broccoli only; added honey; extra ginger/soy; no nuts) and it's always very good.

It was good but as other reviewer said not enough sauce I had to double the sauce mix and added a little of vegetable broth. I also added cayenne pepper

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