shrimp stir-fry with mixed vegetables and rice

Vegetable and Shrimp Stir-Fry

Featured in Intermediate

Prep time: 15 Min
Cook: 10 min

Can’t decide what to have for dinner? This shrimp stir-fry with mixed vegetables and rice is both easy and delicious. You only need frozen shrimp, frozen stir-fry vegetables, rice and a skillet. Forget about take-out. Have a gourmet dinner ready in no time with this simple recipe.

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup chicken/vegetable broth
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 pound frozen large shrimp, defrosted and peeled
  • 2 chopped garlic cloves
  • 1 pound frozen stir-fry vegetables, defrosted
  • 4 cups cooked brown rice

Directions

1. First, the sauce. In a little bowl, whisk together broth, orange juice, soy sauce, cornstarch and sugar. Set aside. 

2. Heat oil in wok or large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add shrimp and stir-fry for approximately 2 minutes. Add garlic and stir. Cook for another 2 minutes. Remove from the pan and set aside. 

3. Add vegetables to the pan and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes. Stir sauce once more and pour it over the vegetables, stirring constantly until the sauce thickens. Turn heat off.

4. Add the stir-fried shrimp to the pan and toss so that all the shrimp is coated in the sauce. 

5. Serve with rice and enjoy.

shrimp stir-fry with mixed vegetables and rice

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