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Easy Shrimp Stir-Fry

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

4 servings

I love shrimp and I’m always looking for new ways to fix it. This shrimp stir fry features crunchy peanuts and vegetables with a pleasant hint of ginger. —Josie Smith, Winamac, Indiana
Easy Shrimp Stir-Fry Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup cold water
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 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

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and water until smooth. Stir in the soy sauce, garlic powder and ginger; set aside.
  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Add oil; stir-fry broccoli 2 minutes. Add red pepper and onions; stir-fry until vegetables are crisp-tender, 2-3 minutes longer. Add the shrimp, vegetable blend and garlic; cook 3 minutes more.
  3. Stir in cornstarch mixture; add the peanuts. Bring to a boil; cook and stir until thickened, about 2 minutes.

Nutrition 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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