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Stir-Fried Shrimp With Snow Peas

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Amy makes a 20-minute stir-fry with shrimp, snow peas, bell pepper and hoisin sauce.
Ingredients
  Light soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Hoisin sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Corn starch 2 Teaspoon
  Canola oil/Peanut oil 2 Tablespoon
  Shrimp 1 Pound, shelled and deveined (medium or large)
  Red bell pepper 1 Medium, cut into thin strips
  Snow peas 1⁄2 Pound
Directions

Whisk together the soy sauce, hoisin sauce, water, ginger, and cornstarch and set aside. Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet or wok over high heat. Add the shrimp and cook about 1 minute. Add the red bell pepper and snow peas and cook, stirring constantly, until the vegetables are crisp-tender, about 2 minutes. Rewhisk the soy sauce mixture and add to the pan. Reduce the heat and simmer, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens slightly, about 2 minutes. Serve immediately.

Source: Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RD & Liz Weiss, MS, RD Cofounders, Meal Makeover Moms.com, recipe courtesy of National Fisheries Institute

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Stir Fried
Ingredient: 
Shrimp
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy, Quick
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Story
Shrimp, snow peas and bell pepper: three simple ingredients that cook quickly to create sweet, crunchy, salty, tender goodness. Swap out the vegetables if you prefer. Try zucchini or boy choy. Keep it simple but be certain not to overcook the shrimp; keep them moving until they just turn tender and pink. This easy, one-dish meal takes about 20 minutes to make (10 to prep and another 10 to cook) so you can be out of the kitchen in no time. To get the recipe and shopping list on your smartphone (iPhone, BlackBerry, Android device) or PC, click here.

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