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Shrimp and Vegetable Stir-Fry

Serving Size: 6
This delicious shrimp stir-fry is loaded with nutritious vegetables and has the subtle flavors of garlic, ginger, and coconut.

Recipe by: Mayumi Tavalero

Cook Times

Active Prep15
Hands-On Cook10
Passive15
Total Time40 minutes
Recipe Serving Size6

Cooking Tools Required

Measuring cups and spoons, Sharp Knives, Top Stove, Wok

Ingredients

  • 1 pound uncooked shrimp shelled and deveined for 10 servings: 21-25 preferably

Marinade for shrimp:

  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon dry sherry
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 2 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoon fresh ginger finely chopped
  • 4 clove garlic finely chopped
  • 1 yellow onion medium, sliced lengthwise into strips about ¼ inch thick
  • 1 cup broccoli florets blanched
  • 1 red bell pepper sliced lengthwise into strips about ¼ inch thick
  • 2 stalk celery cut diagonally into pieces about 1 inch in length
  • 3 green onion cut into 2 inch lengths
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce or more to taste

Instructions

  • Place the shrimp in a medium bowl. Add the marinade ingredients and mix thoroughly. Let marinate at room temperature for 15 minutes.
  • Blanch broccoli by placing florets in a large saute pan or wok and adding 1/4 cup water. Turn heat to high and steam for several minutes. Remove florets and reserve. Dump out any remaining water.
  • Heat large sauté pan or wok over medium-high heat. Add half the coconut oil. Carefully place shrimp in pan, spreading them out. Cook without stirring for a minute or so, then stir-fry until shrimp is 80 percent done, about 3 minutes. Remove from pan and set aside.
  • To the same pan add the remaining oil. Add the ginger and garlic and cook for a minute or just until garlic is golden.
  • Add all the vegetables, including the broccoli, to the pan and stir-fry for a minute or two. Add the cooked reserved shrimp, mixing well to combine. Stir-fry for several minutes more, then add the soy sauce. Adjust seasonings. Vegetables should be slightly crisp, not limp and shrimp should be cooked through.
Reheating Instructions

Heat in microwave on high power until heated through.

Nutrition

Calories: 158kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 191mg | Sodium: 1277mg | Potassium: 271mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 835IU | Vitamin C: 45mg | Calcium: 134mg | Iron: 2mg