Low-Cal Green-Tea-Poached Shrimp Stir-Fry

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 15 mins

A great recipe from the Loblaws calender. It is much lighter and refreshing taste than traditional stir fry. the green tea flavour really adds a new dimension. You can also add some cayenne.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Make 5 cups of green tea.
  2. Reserve 2 tea bags.
  3. Reserve 1 cup, and paoch shrimp in 4 cups of green tea with half the garlic and ginger.
  4. Simmer 4 min (should be opaque but not cooked) heat the peanut oil in a preheated deep frying pan.
  5. lower heat slightly.
  6. add the remaining garlic, then stir in cabbage, snow peas, broccoli, peppers, carrots, and contents of 2 green tea bags.
  7. Stir fry for 4 minutes.
  8. add 1 cup green tea, rice wine vinegar, 1 tsp sesame seed oil, soy sauce, and hoisin sauce, cover and cook for 3 ninutes.
  9. remove the lid and stir in rest of sesame seed oil, bean sprouts, water chestnutt and shrimp, toss for 1 minute.
  10. Garnish with green onions and voila!
Most Helpful

This was yummy! I was pleasantly suprised. Thanks.

loveleesmile January 09, 2008