Sesame Shrimp Stir-Fry

Prepare time: 15 min
Cook: 40 min
Ready in: 55 min

“This quick and tasty main dish has a double hit of sesame oil and seeds that add nutty flavor to crisp peppers and shrimp.”

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup uncooked white rice
  • 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced into thin strips
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons teriyaki sauce
  • 1/2 pound sugar snap peas
  • 1/8 cup cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

In a medium saucepan, bring salted water to a boil. Add rice, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.

While rice is simmering, combine shrimp, ginger, cayenne pepper, garlic, sesame seeds and black pepper in a large plastic food storage bag. Allow to marinate in the refrigerator.

Heat sesame oil in a large wok or skillet. Add red bell pepper and green onions; saute 3 to 4 minutes to soften slightly Add teriyaki sauce. Add peas and shrimp with seasoning; saute 4 minutes or until shrimp are opaque.

Stir cornstarch into chicken broth and add to wok; cook, stirring until mixture boils. Sprinkle with salt. Spoon shrimp mixture over rice.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 395 calories; 9.3  50.5  24.2  173  885