garlic shrimp

stir-fry bowls
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • ½ cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chili sauce such as sambal oelek
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 cup snow peas
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • ½ lb. asparagus, trimmed
  • 2 lbs. shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • chopped fresh cilantro, for serving
  • cooked rice or noodles, for serving

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, whisk to combine ½ cup soy sauce, 1 tablespoon chili sauce, 3 tablespoons honey, 5 cloves minced garlic, 1 tablespoon sesame oil, 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar, 1 tablespoon cornstarch and 1 tablespoon water. Set aside.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet set over medium-high heat. Add 1 cup snow peas, 1 thinly sliced red bell pepper, and ½ lb. asparagus. Sauté, stirring occasionally, for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add 2 lbs. shrimp and sauté until pink, about 3-4 minutes.
  • Whisk and add the sauce to the skillet over the shrimp and veggies. Simmer for 5 minutes until slightly thickened.
  • Serve over rice or noodles and garnish with cilantro, if desired.

SERVING SUGGESTIONS

  • Serve stir-fry over cooked rice or noodles to complete this meal.

SWAP SUGGESTIONS

  • Protein: Swap the shrimp for another protein like chicken or pork.
  • Vegetarian: Eliminate the protein all together and increase the vegetables or add tofu.
  • Gluten-Free: Swap soy sauce for coconut aminos or tamari.

MAKE AHEAD

  • Make sauce ahead of time and store in an airtight container.
  • Slice bell pepper and asparagus and store in airtight bag or container.

Nutrition

Calories: 365kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 51g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 0.03g | Cholesterol: 365mg | Sodium: 1475mg | Potassium: 972mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 1654IU | Vitamin C: 57mg | Calcium: 191mg | Iron: 4mg