Shrimp Stir-Fry

Stir-fry is an Asian technique of cooking vegetables, meat, and spices quickly. Stir-frying brings out the best flavors in food. This delicious sautéed dish is ready in a flash and best served right off the pan.

Fresh ginger and garlic, plus a vibrant mixture of vegetables and tender shrimp, give this stir-fry big flavor and color. Make sure you have all the veggies prepared before you start to cook. Once you’re ready, this dish cooks up in less than 10 minutes. If you can find packaged pre-cut stir-fry vegetables at the supermarket, your prep time will be finished in a flash!

Serves 4

4 teaspoons canola oil, divided
2 tablespoons plus 1 1/2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce, divided
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 pounds medium peeled and deveined fresh or thawed frozen shrimp
2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger
8 ounces white mushrooms, quartered
4 scallions, cut into 1″ pieces
1 large bell pepper, any color, cut into thin strips
8 ounces snow peas, strings removed
1/4 teaspoon red-pepper flakes

Whisk together 2 teaspoons of the oil, 1 1/2 teaspoons of the soy sauce, and garlic in a large bowl; add shrimp and toss to coat.

Lightly coat a large skillet or wok with cooking spray and heat over high heat.

Add shrimp and cook until pink, 2 minutes. Transfer to a plate.

Heat remaining oil in the same skillet over high heat; add ginger and cook 30 seconds. Add mushrooms, scallions, bell pepper, snow peas, and red-pepper flakes. Cook until vegetables are crisp-tender, about 4 minutes.

Stir in shrimp and remaining soy sauce and toss to combine. Serve hot.

Nutritional information:
280 calories
8 g fat (1 g sat)
13 g carbohydrate
38 g protein
2 g dietary fiber
600 mg sodium

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