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Shrimp & Broccoli Stir Fry

Course Dinner
Cuisine Asian
Keyword Garlic Shrimp Stir Fry, Shrimp & Broccoli Stir Fry, Shrimp and Broccoli Stir Fry
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Author Heather

Ingredients

For the Stir Fry Sauce

  • 2 tbsp soy sauce *use Tamari for gluten free needs
  • 1/2 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 6 large garlic cloves *minced or crushed, about 3-4 tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp powdered ginger
  • 1 tbsp corn starch

For the Stir Fry

  • 1 lb large shrimp *shelled, deveined and cleaned
  • 5 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 bunch green onions *roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil (divided) *1 tbsp for shrimp, 1 tbsp for broccoli
  • served over cooked brown rice or quinoa *optional

Instructions

  1. Clean and prepare shrimp. Refrigerate until needed. 

    Clean and cut broccoli into florets. 

    Chop green onions. 

    Whisk together all ingredients for sauce. Set aside.

  2. Place a wok or frying pan over highest heat setting. Add 1 tbsp of oil. When pan begins to smoke add shrimp and stir fry tossing occasionally until cooked, about 3-4 mins. Transfer to a large bowl.
  3. Place wok or frying pan back over highest heat setting. Add oil and when pan begins to smoke toss in broccoli florets and stir fry until bright green, about 3-4 mins. Toss in green onion the last min of cooking broccoli. Transfer to same bowl as shrimp.
  4. Place pan back over highest heat. Whisk sauce again and add to pan. Cook stirring occasionally until sauce begins to thicken. This will take anywhere from 1-4 mins depending on the strength of heat source. 

    Turn off heat and add shrimp and broccoli back to the pan. Toss well. 

Recipe Notes

*Please use as many organic ingredients as possible. 

**Preparation time does not include defrosting of shrimp or making of rice.