Teriyaki Shrimp Stir Fry

AuthorBrian
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This recipe for teriyaki shrimp stir fry is shrimp and vegetables coated in a homemade teriyaki sauce and served over brown rice. An easy and healthy dinner option that’s ready in less than 20 minutes!

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Yields4 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time20 mins

Ingredients

Stir Fry
 1 ¼ lbs shrimp (large)peeled and deveined
 3 cups mixed vegetables
 1 tbsp vegetable oil
 salt and pepper to taste
 sliced green onion and sesame seeds
Sauce
 ¼ cup soy sauce
 ½ cup water
 3 tbsp brown sugar
 2 tsp garlic (minced)
 2 tsp ginger (minced)
 1 tbsp honey
 1 tsp sesame oil
 1 tbsp cornstarch
 1 tsp cornstarchin addition to the 1 tbsp above

Directions

Sauce
1

Place the soy sauce, water, brown sugar, garlic, ginger, honey and sesame oil in a small pot over medium high heat.

2

Stir until sugar is dissolved (3 minutes).

3

Turn heat to high and bring to a boil.

4

Mix the cornstarch with 2 tablespoons of cold water until dissolved.

5

Add the cornstarch mixture to the sauce and boil for 2 minutes or until sauce has thickened. Set sauce aside.

Stir Fry
6

Heat 1 teaspoon vegetable oil in a large pan over medium-high heat.

7

Add the vegetables and season with salt and pepper to taste. Cook for 3-5 minutes or until vegetables have started to brown and soften.

8

Add 2 tablespoons of water and cook, until water has evaporated.

9

When vegetables are crisp but tender, remove them from the pan and set aside and wipe out the pan.

10

Heat the remaining 2 teaspoons of oil in the pan over high heat.

11

Place the shrimp in the pan and season generously with salt and pepper. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until just cooked through (shrimp should be pink and opaque).

12

Add the vegetables back to the pan.

13

Pour the sauce over the top and cook for 1-2 minutes over medium high heat until warmed through.

14

Garnish with sesame seeds and sliced green onions if desired.

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Original Recipe: https://www.dinneratthezoo.com/shrimp-stir-fry/

Ingredients

Stir Fry
 1 ¼ lbs shrimp (large)peeled and deveined
 3 cups mixed vegetables
 1 tbsp vegetable oil
 salt and pepper to taste
 sliced green onion and sesame seeds
Sauce
 ¼ cup soy sauce
 ½ cup water
 3 tbsp brown sugar
 2 tsp garlic (minced)
 2 tsp ginger (minced)
 1 tbsp honey
 1 tsp sesame oil
 1 tbsp cornstarch
 1 tsp cornstarchin addition to the 1 tbsp above

Directions

Sauce
1

Place the soy sauce, water, brown sugar, garlic, ginger, honey and sesame oil in a small pot over medium high heat.

2

Stir until sugar is dissolved (3 minutes).

3

Turn heat to high and bring to a boil.

4

Mix the cornstarch with 2 tablespoons of cold water until dissolved.

5

Add the cornstarch mixture to the sauce and boil for 2 minutes or until sauce has thickened. Set sauce aside.

Stir Fry
6

Heat 1 teaspoon vegetable oil in a large pan over medium-high heat.

7

Add the vegetables and season with salt and pepper to taste. Cook for 3-5 minutes or until vegetables have started to brown and soften.

8

Add 2 tablespoons of water and cook, until water has evaporated.

9

When vegetables are crisp but tender, remove them from the pan and set aside and wipe out the pan.

10

Heat the remaining 2 teaspoons of oil in the pan over high heat.

11

Place the shrimp in the pan and season generously with salt and pepper. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until just cooked through (shrimp should be pink and opaque).

12

Add the vegetables back to the pan.

13

Pour the sauce over the top and cook for 1-2 minutes over medium high heat until warmed through.

14

Garnish with sesame seeds and sliced green onions if desired.

Teriyaki Shrimp Stir Fry

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