Shrimp Stir Fry

Stir frying is a quick and easy meal preparation.  A hot wok or large sauté pan are a must, as is a plethora of fresh veggies.  Replace the shrimp with scallops, chicken or tofu for variation and serve with a side of brown rice.

Number of Servings

8

Ingredients

  • ⅛ cup canola oil
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 Tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 2 Tablespoons scallions, sliced
  • 2 pounds medium-sized shrimp
  • 1 cup celery, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup carrots, julienned
  • 1 cup red onions, julienned
  • ½ cup red bell peppers, julienned
  • ½  cup snap peas, blanched
  • ½  cup oyster sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 Tablespoons cilantro, chopped
  • 2 ounces mung bean sprouts

Instructions

  1. In wok, heat oil and quickly stir fry the ginger, garlic and scallions.
  2. Add the shrimp and stir fry 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. Add the celery, carrot and onion and stir fry for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the pepper and snap peas and stir fry another 2 minutes.
  5. Add the oyster sauce and stir fry 2 more minutes.
  6. Add a drizzle of sesame oil to finish. Remove from heat and garnish with cilantro and bean sprouts.
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