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Garlic Shrimp Stir Fry

By The GreenPan Kitchen Team

Eating healthier is easy when you can whip up a tasty dinner faster than you can pick up takeout. The whole family will love our stir fry featuring tender shrimp swimming in a garlicky sauce with plenty of fresh vegetables.

Garlic Shrimp Stir Fry

Yields: 4 servings

Time: 5 minutes prep, 10 minutes cooking, 15 minutes total



For the sauce

  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil


For the stir fry

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 cup sugar snap peas
  • 1 lime, cut in half with 1 half sliced into thin rounds



  1. Make the sauce—Whisk together soy sauce, garlic, brown sugar, and sesame oil in a small bowl.
  1. Start the stir fry—In a large, high-sided skillet over medium-high heat, add the shrimp and bell pepper, along with the sauce. Stir fry until shrimp is pink—about 2 to 3 minutes.
  1. Finish the stir fry—In a small bowl, whisk together chicken broth and cornstarch and pour into skillet. Add broccoli and sugar snap peas and stir till evenly combined. Scatter lime slices over the top. Cover and cook until broccoli is tender and sauce has thickened—about 3 to 5 minutes. Squeeze juice of half a lime over the top and serve piping hot.



Need to Thaw Shrimp Fast? Submerge them in a large bowl of cold water for about 15 minutes, then pat dry with paper towels.

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