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Sesame Shrimp Recipe

Looking for an easy Sesame Shrimp recipe? Learn how to make Sesame Shrimp using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by fiddlydoodah

Makes 4 servings



shrimp dish adapted from AllRecipes

Recipe Ingredients for Sesame Shrimp

2 cups water
1 cup uncooked white rice
1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon sesame seeds
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 tablespoons sesame oil
1 red bell pepper, sliced into thin strips
3 tablespoons soy sauce
1/2 pound sugar snap peas
1 cup broccoli florets
2 tbsp cornstarch
3/4 cup chicken broth
1/4 teaspoon salt

Recipe Directions for Sesame Shrimp

  1. In a medium saucepan, bring salted water to a boil. Add rice, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.

  2. While rice is simmering, combine shrimp, ginger, cayenne pepper, garlic, sesame seeds and black pepper in a large plastic food storage bag. Allow to marinate in the refrigerator.

  3. Heat sesame oil in a large wok or skillet. Add red bell pepper and green onions; saute 3 to 4 minutes to soften slightly Add soy sauce. Add peas and shrimp with seasoning; saute 4 minutes or until shrimp are opaque.

  4. Stir cornstarch into chicken broth and add to wok; cook, stirring until mixture boils. Sprinkle with salt. Spoon shrimp mixture over rice.

Categories

Seafood, Main Dish, Chinese

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 458.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
422
Calories from Fat
92
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.2g
16%
Saturated Fat
1.3g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
223mg
74%
Sodium
1241mg
52%
Potassium
387mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
50.5g
17%
Dietary Fiber
3.8g
15%
Sugars
4.3g
Protein
32.3g
Vitamin A 35% Vitamin C 154%
Calcium 11% Iron 44%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
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  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • High in iron
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
  • High in sodium
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