Teriyaki Shrimp Stir Fry

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Freshly tossed shrimp and veggies make a fast and yummy low fat dinner!

Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 6 mins

Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Serves: 4

Dietary guidance: g d 

Tags: main · side ·


1 lb (500 g) fresh shrimp or 340-g pkg frozen uncooked, peeled shrimp
2 celery stalks, sliced
1 red pepper, chopped
1 small zucchini, sliced
2 green onions, sliced
vegetable oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tsp (10 mL) chopped ginger or grated fresh ginger
3 tbsp (45 mL) teriyaki sauce
1 tsp (5 mL) dark sesame oil


If using frozen shrimp, rinse under cold water to melt ice crystals. Drain, then pat dry. Prepare vegetables.

Lightly coat a wide frying pan with vegetable oil. Set over medium-high heat. Add celery, pepper and zucchini. Stir-fry until pepper starts to soften, 3 minutes. Add shrimp, garlic and ginger. Stir-fry until shrimp turn pink, 2 to 3 minutes. Add teriyaki and onions. Stir until hot, 1 minute. Drizzle with sesame oil. Serve over rice or as a side.


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