Colorful Shrimp Stir-Fry

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 20 minutes
  • 2 servings

Although rich in ingredients, this shrimp stir-fry is a rather light main course. Make it more interesting by adding colorful veggies into the equation. Enrich this dish’s flavor palette with soy and chili sauce, ginger, sesame seeds, onion, and garlic.

Ingredients Needed for Colorful Shrimp Stir-Fry

    For the sauce:

    ¼ cup chicken stock
    1 tablespoon soy sauce
    1 teaspoon hot chili sauce
    1 tablespoon cornstarch

    For the stir-fry:

    2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
    1 teaspoon ginger, grated
    1 small red onion, sliced
    1 large carrot, julienned
    4 ounces of frozen green beans
    1 medium-sized zucchini, julienned
    1 garlic clove, crushed
    7 ounces of shrimp
    1 teaspoon white sesame seeds
    1 teaspoon black sesame seeds for garnishing

How to Make Colorful Shrimp Stir-Fry

  1. For the sauce: add the chicken stock, soy sauce, hot chili sauce, and cornstarch to a bowl and whisk them. Set aside.
  2. For the stir-fry: heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over low heat, add the ginger, onion, carrot, green beans, zucchini, salt, and garlic while stirring. Cook the veggies for 5-6 minutes on high heat. Add the shrimp, stock chili soy sauce mixture, and white sesame seeds, cook for another 4 minutes.
  3. Serve garnished with some black sesame seeds.

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