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Shrimp and Broccoli Stir Fry

average rating is 4.5 out of 5

Prep Time:

10 Minutes

Cook Time:

20 Minutes


4 Servings



1 pound large shrimp, deveined (peeled or unpeeled)

1 1/2 pounds (3 large heads) broccoli

1 small white onion

2 tablespoons rice vinegar

4 tablespoons soy sauce

½ tablespoon chili garlic sauce (optional)

2 tablespoons sesame oil (regular, not toasted)

¼ teaspoon kosher salt

Sesame seeds, for garnish

Thinly sliced green onion, for garnish (optional)

To serve: rice or noodles


Photo and recipe are courtesy of A Couple Cooks.

Cooking Instructions

  1. If frozen, thaw the shrimp according to the package instructions or the notes above.

  2. Chop the broccoli into small bite-sized pieces. Cut the onion into wide slices.

  3. In a measuring cup, stir together the rice vinegar, soy sauce, and chili garlic sauce.

  4. In large skillet or wok, heat the sesame oil over medium-high heat. Add the broccoli, onion and kosher salt and cook 5 to 6 minutes until fork tender, stirring occasionally. Add the shrimp and cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently.

  5. When the shrimp is just about opaque, add the sauce mixture and cook 1 minute. Remove from the heat. Serve with sesame seeds.

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