Spicy Szechuan Shrimp Stir-Fry (Low Fat)

Total Time
Prep 35 mins
Cook 8 mins

Asian chili-garlic sauce may be found in the Asian section of any major supermarket or in any Asian grocery store, If you like more heat then increase the red pepper flakes, but be careful as the chili-garlic sauce is spicy also! The shrimp needs to marinate for 30 minutes, prep time includes marinating time, you may want to double this it very good!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a bowl toss shrimp with sherry, ginger, garlic and red pepper flakes; cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  2. In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and broth; whisk to dissolve the cornstarch; set aside.
  3. In another small bowl combine soy sauce, chili-garlic sauce and sugar; set aside.
  4. Heat 2 tablespoons peanut oil a wok or large heavy frypan.
  5. Add in the red bell pepper and stir-fry until crisp-tender (about 4 minutes).
  6. Add in the shrimp (coated with marinade) and stir-fry for 2 minutes.
  7. Add in green onions; stir-fry for about 30 seconds.
  8. Add in soy sauce mixture, and the cornstarch/broth mixture; cook until thickened (about 1 minute).
  9. Transfer to a bowl and serve with rice.
Most Helpful

Delicious! I added a whole bunch of vegetables to make it a complete meal: green beans, bean sprouts, carrots, mushrooms, shredded cabbage. Great for those on WW, as the shrimp is the only thing with points, and those are very low.

LiMurr April 10, 2011

This has become a regular in our home.

emcarrillo May 14, 2009

Tasteful stir-fry, Kittencal. I generally have all the ingredients on hand so I know we'll be having this again. It was quick and easy to throw together but tasted like I'd slaved to get everything just right. It would be simple to add a few more vegetables if desired.

sugarpea January 16, 2007