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Shrimp & Vegetable Stir Fry

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This shrimp and vegetable stir fry is an oriental flavored recipe. Made with a teriyaki and ginger marinade, the shrimp is cooked with vegetables. Wok cooked, the shrimp and vegetable stir fry is peppy and simply flavored. Served along side rice or noodles it pairs excellently.
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon, divided
  Teriyaki sauce 4 Tablespoon, divided
  Minced fresh ginger root 1 Tablespoon
  Raw shrimp 1⁄2 Pound, peeled and deveined (Medium Size)
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon, divided
  Celery stalks 2 , cut diagonally into 1/4 inch thick slices
  Red bell pepper 1 Medium, cut into 1 inch squares
  Green onion and tops 1⁄4 Pound, cut into 1 inch lengths, separating whites from tops

Combine 1 tablespoon each cornstarch and teriyaki sauce with ginger in small bowl; add shrimp and stir to coat evenly.
Let stand 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, combine water, remaining 1 tablespoon cornstarch and 3 tablespoons teriyaki sauce; set aside.
Heat 1 tablespoon oil in hot wok or large skillet over high heat.
Add shrimp and stir-fry 1 minute; remove.
Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in same pan.
Add celery, red pepper and white parts of green onions; stir-fry 2 minutes.
Stir in shrimp, teriyaki sauce mixture and green onion tops.
Cook and stir until mixture boils and thickens.

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Side Dish
Stir Fried

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Shrimp & Vegetable Stir Fry Recipe