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Shrimp and Spinach Stir Fry Recipe

Looking for an easy Shrimp and Spinach Stir Fry recipe? Learn how to make Shrimp and Spinach Stir Fry using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by masuba

Makes 4 servings



Whole wheat noodles, spinach and peanuts contain vital nutrients to keep your brain healthy. Whole wheat noodles contain thiamine, a B vitamin important for building nerve cells, while spinach is high in folic acid. Top the stir fry with peanuts, which contain choline, an essential building block for the brain.

Recipe Ingredients for Shrimp and Spinach Stir Fry

1 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
1 1/2 lb extra large shrimp, shelled and deveined
2 clove garlic
3 cups cooked whole wheat spaghetti
5 cups fresh baby spinach
1/2 tsp sea salt
1 Freshly ground pepper
2 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
4 tbsp unsalted peanuts

Recipe Directions for Shrimp and Spinach Stir Fry

  1. In a large, non-stick skillet, heat the oil and stir in pepper flakes. Cook for 30 seconds. Add the shrimp and cook until just turning pink, about 2 -3 minutes.

  2. Stir in the garlic and let cook for 30 seconds. Then, toss in the spaghetti and spinach.

  3. Let it all cook together for 1-2 minutes until heated through; barely cook the spinach.

  4. Season with salt, pepper and soy sauce. Top with the peanuts (chopped or crushed).

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 336.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
379
Calories from Fat
98
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.9g
17%
Saturated Fat
1.2g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
211mg
70%
Sodium
772mg
32%
Potassium
347mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
33.7g
11%
Dietary Fiber
6.5g
26%
Sugars
1.6g
Protein
38.2g
Vitamin A 78% Vitamin C 25%
Calcium 13% Iron 31%
* 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
B+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Low in sugar
  • High in manganese
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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