Tuesday, January 5, 2021

EASY SHRIMP AND BROCCOLI STIR FRY


 



EASY SHRIMP AND BROCCOLI STIR FRY







This shrimp and broccoli stir-fry is perfect for those busy nights when you need a fresh dinner on the table in no time. This meal is done in just 20 minutes!

INGREDIENTS:

  • 24 ounces of broccoli florets *
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 1/2 pounds of medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of sesame seeds

FOR THE SAUCE

  • 1 tbsp brown sugar, packed
  • 2 tablespoons of oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of freshly grated ginger
  • 1 teaspoon of sesame oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon of cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon of Sriracha, optional

DIRECTIONS:

First, in a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, oyster sauce, rice wine vinegar, brown sugar, ginger, garlic, sesame oil, cornstarch and sriracha, if using ; put aside.

Then, heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp and cook, stirring occasionally, until pink, about 2-3 minutes. Add the broccoli and cook, stirring frequently, until tender, about 2-3 minutes.

Stir in soy sauce mixture until well combined and slightly thickened, about 1 to 2 minutes.

Serve immediately, garnished with sesame seeds and green onion, if desired. Happy Cooking Time.

NOTES:

* 24 ounces of broccoli florets equals approximately 5 cups.