Stir-fried Shrimp and Broccoli

Stir-fried Shrimp and Broccoli
PHOTO BY GRACE PARISI

Simple and delicious, this recipe comes together in less time than it takes to place an order and pick it up at your favorite take-out restaurant. The flavors are especially clean and fresh because you control the sodium, sugar, and fat. 

Stir-fried Shrimp and Broccoli | Sitka Salmon Shares

Active time: 30 min
Total time: 30 min
Serves: 2-3


Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce or tamari
  • 1 tablespoon (packed) light or dark brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon unseasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1½ teaspoons cornstarch, dissolved in 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 1 pound sidestriped shrimp, peeled and deveined, roe reserved for another use
  • 2 tablespoons neutral oil, such as canola or grapeseed
  • 1 broccoli crown (about 8 ounces), stems trimmed and cut into ½-inch florets
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped red or green cabbage
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
  • 2 scallions, white and green parts, cut into 1-inch lengths, plus more for garnish
  • Warm steamed rice for serving
  • Sambal or sriracha for serving (optional)

Directions

MAKE THE STIR-FRY SAUCE

In a small bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, brown sugar, vinegar, sesame oil, and dissolved cornstarch. Set aside.

COOK THE VEGETABLES AND SHRIMP

In a wok or large skillet, preferably nonstick, heat 1 tablespoon neutral oil over medium-high heat until shimmering. Add the broccoli and cabbage and cook, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender, 5 to 6 minutes. Transfer the vegetables to a plate. 

Add the ginger and remaining 1 tablespoon neutral oil to the skillet and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 10 seconds. 

Add the shrimp and stir-fry just until pink and curled, about 1 minute. Return the broccoli and cabbage to the skillet along with the scallions and stir-fry until heated through, 2 to 3 minutes.

Stir the reserved sauce, then add it to the wok or skillet and bring to a boil. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the sauce is thickened and glossy and coats the shrimp and vegetables, about 2 minutes.

FINISH AND SERVE

Spoon the warm rice into shallow bowls, dividing evenly, and top with the stir-fry. Serve sambal or sriracha alongside if desired.

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Pro Tips

Pair it Up

Pair it Up

A light and fruity sake is an obvious choice here, but for something crisp and bubbly, nothing beats a refreshing Belgian-style white ale from Japan. Hitachino Nest white ale never disappoints.

Level it Up

Level it Up

Stir-fry a thinly sliced red bell pepper or snow peas after the broccoli for more veggies.

Change it Up

Change it Up

Wrap warmed, leftover stir-fry—including some rice—in lettuce leaves for lunch. Or top with a fried egg for a protein-rich breakfast.


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