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Shrimp and Broccoli Stir-fry
with bell peppers / carrots

Active: 30 min Total: 30 min
This one pot shrimp and broccoli stir-fry is quick and easy to put together on a weeknight! Served with a squeeze of fresh lime, you'll love how all the flavors and colors come together!
Smarts: Arrowroot powder is added to the spicy garlic stir-fry sauce as a thickening agent to help coat the shrimp and veggies. Look for arrowroot powder in the baking aisle or natural foods section of your grocery store.
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Ingredients

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Servings:
4
Spicy Garlic Stir-fry Sauce:
  • Garlic - 2 cloves, chopped
  • Bragg's / coconut aminos - 1/4 cup
  • Honey - 2 tsp
  • Stock - 1/4 cup
  • Vinegar, rice - 1 Tbsp
  • Arrowroot powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Oil, toasted sesame - 1 tsp
  • Chili garlic sauce - 1 tsp
Shrimp and Broccoli Stir-fry:
  • Shrimp, peeled and deveined - 20 oz, defrosted
  • Broccoli - 16 oz, chopped
  • Carrots - 12 oz, sliced
  • Bell peppers, any color - 2, cubed
  • Limes - 1/2, wedges
  • Oil, cooking - 1 Tbsp
  • Spicy Garlic Stir-fry Sauce (ingredients listed separately) - ~1/3 cup
  • Hot sauce (opt) - for serving

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Prep

  1. Shrimp - Defrost, rinse, and pat dry.
  2. Make sauce - Chop garlic. Combine garlic, aminos, honey, stock, vinegar, arrowroot powder, toasted sesame oil, and chili garlic sauce. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)
  3. Broccoli / Carrots / Bell peppers - Prep as directed. Combine broccoli and carrots. Store bell peppers separately. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)
  4. Limes - Slice into wedges.

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Make

  1. Heat a wok over medium-high heat. Add cooking oil and then broccoli and carrots. Saute until tender and turning light brown in spots, 4 to 5 minutes. (If you like more tender vegetables, add a splash of water or stock and cover with a lid. Steam, covered, for 2 minutes.)
  2. Add bell peppers and saute for 2 minutes more.
  3. Add shrimp and sauce to stir-fry and cook everything together until shrimp is cooked through and sauce coats other ingredients, 4 to 5 minutes.
  4. Serve stir-fry with lime wedges on the side. Add some hot sauce if you’d like. Enjoy!

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Reviews

Ratings

Original (54)
Gluten-free (2)
Paleo (8)
Vegetarian (11)

39 reviews

I made this before but apparently didn’t leave a review. We really liked this. Broccoli isn’t popular with a couple of people in our house, so I subbed green beans. They were great. The sauce was delicious, and coated well sine I was generous with the measurements. Probably could have used more shrimp because it s so popular, but that does get expensive. I will probably make this again, maybe with tofu or chicken. Yum!

By: Erin
Posted: Apr 15, 2020
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Made with broccoli, red and green bell peppers (didn't have snow peas). Cooked tofu and shrimp separately and sauced everything separately. Turned out great.

By: Markell
Posted: Dec 27, 2019
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

The sauce was so good! I loved it. I used a frozen stir fry veggie mix and frozen broccolis and it cut down the prep time a lot.

By: Aurelia
Posted: Nov 13, 2019
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Quick & easy weeknight meal. Tasty too.

By: Bianca
Posted: Apr 04, 2019
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Quick and delicious, will definitely make it again.

By: Julie
Posted: Feb 07, 2019
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

This had good flavor and was easy to make. The longest part was prepping the vegetables. We steamed the carrots and broccoli a bit as the recipe suggested, which made them perfect! Our only complaints are that we should have steamed the bell peppers a bit with the other veggies to soften and there was almost no spice. It suggests adding hot sauce when serving, but next time we will be adding way more of the chili garlic sauce as well. Overall, it's a great recipe and one we are saving for later.

By: Marta
Posted: Jan 20, 2019
Diet: Paleo
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