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    Sesame Shrimp and Broccoli Stir-Fry

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    2 hrs 10 mins

    2 hrs

    10 mins

    Kittencalskitchen's Note:

    Plan ahead the shrimp needs to marinade for 2 hours, you might also want to give this a try using chicken strips ;-) This complete recipe may be doubled, prep time includes marinating time, cooking time is only estimated, adjust the cayenne pepper to suit heat level.

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    • 2 teaspoons fresh minced ginger (or use 1/4 teaspoon ginger powder)
    • 1 pinch cayenne pepper (or to taste)
    • 1 tablespoon fresh minced garlic (or to taste)
    • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
    • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons sesame seeds


    1. 1
      In a medium glass bowl mix together all marinade ingredients; add in shrimp, toss to combine, cover then refrigerate for 2 hours.
    2. 2
      Heat 2 tablespoons sesame oil in a large wok or skillet; add in broccoli florets and carrot slices; saute for 3-4 minutes then add add in teriyaki sauce then toss with veggies.
    3. 3
      Add in the marinated shrimp (do not rinse off the marinade) and saute for about 4 minutes or until shrimp is no longer pink.
    4. 4
      In a small bowl whisk together the broth with cornstach; add to the wok or skillet and bring to a simmer stirring until thickened.
    5. 5
      Season with salt and pepper to taste.
    6. 6
      Place in a large serving bowl or platter then sprinkle with finely chopped green onions and/or sesame seeds if desired.
    7. 7
      Serve with cooked rice.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 29, 2012

      Just finished this for dinner and it was great! The flavors were amazing and loved the little kick of the cayenne!

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    • on March 25, 2011


      Wonderful! We just had this for dinner it got rave reviews. So simple yet it tastes like it came from our favorite Chinese restaurant. Thank you Kittencal for another great recipe.

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    • on January 27, 2008


      I finally found a stir fry that the kids will eat! LOL! They will eat broccoli and carrots and love shrimp. I didn't have enough sesame oil to use for the sauteing, so I made up the difference with olive oil. I think using 2 T would have been too much anyways. Left out the cayenne and it still had a kick, but mild enough for us. I think I will double the veggies next time bcz there seemed to be plenty of sauce. Served with sushi rice. Thanks so much, Kitten! I'm thrilled to find a stir fry that EVERYONE will eat!

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    Nutritional Facts for Sesame Shrimp and Broccoli Stir-Fry

    Serving Size: 1 (256 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 241.3
    Calories from Fat 110
    Total Fat 12.3 g
    Saturated Fat 1.7 g
    Cholesterol 143.2 mg
    Sodium 1493.1 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 13.1 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.2 g
    Sugars 3.3 g
    Protein 19.8 g

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