Another no take out take out recipe. I do know it is all the time a lot enjoyable to exit for lunch or dinner, however there are simply these days the place you do not need to exit and would slightly snuggle in and watch a very good film, or simply spend a fairly dinner with your loved ones. This garlic ginger shrimp stir fry is ideal for these nights!! It's so easy to make and is definitely quicker than take out. Heck, its even quicker than heating up a frozen dinner and, the very best half, it has a ton of taste and spice!!! Well spice for those who determined so as to add Thai peppers like we did. It's completely non-compulsory so as to add the peppers. The dish is wonderful with or with out the spice.

Garlic Ginger Shrimp Stir Fry with Baby Bok Choy

Bok Choy

We found Baby Bok Choy and are obsessive about this nice vegetable. Our native Asian retailer had these fantastic "almost like candy" tiny little greens. Ok, possibly they are not "like candy" however they're SO darn good!!!!!! I do not find out about you however in N.E. Ohio we normally can solely discover the massive Bok Choy. Don't get me incorrect, the massive Bok Choy are good, however I by no means need to have them once more after having these little guys!!!

This recipe is similar to a shrimp air fryer dish we make with snow peas. We needed to re-imagine our unique recipe and, I've to say, including the Bok Choy and Broccolini/Broccoli had been nice additions.

Prepare in your shrimp stir fry in Advance

Any time we begin making dinner we all the time get every part out earlier than beginning. This behavior not solely takes the stress out of constructing a dish, it additionally quickens the quantity of cook dinner time, eliminates cooking stress, and you do not get near the tip of constructing the dish solely to search out out a key ingredient is lacking. Yes, I've accomplished that earlier than.

Asian recipes normally have a whole lot of veggies, seasoning and sauces. The cooking time in lots of circumstances is only a few minutes. So, by getting every part chopped and measured upfront, dinner may be on the desk in lower than quarter-hour.

Serve along with your favourite rice

Don't neglect to start out the rice earlier than beginning the stir fry. We forgot as soon as and needed to look forward to the rice cooker to complete. Let me let you know, it is not straightforward to attend. However, because the cook dinner, you possibly can all the time sneak a shrimp and a few bok choy. I imply you must style every part to ensure it has all the fitting seasoning, proper??!!!

This is nice with plain white rice, sushi rice, and even cauliflower rice. I want the Sushi (sticky) rice, however for saving energy we all the time flip to cauliflower rice.

How to make a Shrimp Stir Fry??????

This actually is a quick recipe when you begin make the stir fry. Most of the time is within the prep work.

First, take away the shells and veins from the Shrimp. We wish to dab the shrimp with paper towels to take away the surplus water.

Shrimp for Stir Fry

Chop the Veggies. This recipe is nice with Bok Choy and Snow Peas. The final time we made it we additionally added Broccolini. Just have enjoyable with it!! If you have got a favourite veggie mixture, strive it out within the dish. We would like to see what you add!!!!

Chop the Garlic and Ginger. We preserve frozen chopped ginger within the freezer to avoid wasting time. Rinse the Thai Peppers and snap off the tops. The Thai peppers are non-compulsory! Only use them if you would like some spice within the recipe.

Measure the sauce combination and put in a small bowl or measuring cup. Mix collectively Chicken Stock, Oyster Sauce, Dry Sherry, and Cornstarch.

Start the stir fry. Heat the olive oil and add the garlic and ginger. Saute for one or two minutes. Just till it begins to get scorching and the ginger and garlic are aromatic.

Add the Veggies. Bok Choy, Broccoli, Snow Peas and Thai Peppers. Saute for two to five minutes till the veggies are shiny inexperienced.

Add the Shrimp when the veggies are shiny inexperienced. Stir fry till the shrimp are accomplished. It takes about 3 to five minutes to stir fry shrimp, relying on their dimension. Cook the shrimp till the meat is agency, the within shall be white and the surface is pink. This step is quick!!!

When the shrimp are accomplished. Add the sauce combination. It's vital to stir the sauce earlier than including it to the Shrimp and Veggies. The cornstarch settles to the underside of the sauce. Stirring it previous to including it to the shrimp and veggies makes positive the sauce will thicken correctly. Bring the sauce to a boil and cook dinner till it thickens. This takes about 3 minutes.

Best Step. Serve with rice and ENJOY!!!!

Shrimp Stir Fry with Vegetables

Shrimp Stir Fry Tips:

  1. Measure and chop every part earlier than beginning the shrimp stir fry. Getting every part prepared earlier than staring the stir fry will make this a really non-stressful dish.
  2. If the shrimp has that fishy/shrimpy odor, take a look at this blog post on the simple steps to get rid of the odor. It's actually works!!!!
  3. To make this a very easy and quick dinner: Chop the veggies forward of time, clear the shrimp, and measure the sauce combination earlier within the day and even the day earlier than. Just retailer every part in sealed containers within the fridge.
  4. Ginger is usually a ache to prepare when cooking. We have began to cut the ginger after we get it residence from the grocery retailer and retailer it within the freezer. All you might want to do is: Peel a lot of the ginger. Then lower it in items. Place in a meals processor and chop. Then place in a Ziploc bag and retailer within the freezer. We have discovered so long as we use a freezer bag the ginger will keep contemporary for six months.

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Garlic Ginger Shrimp Stir Fry with Bok Choy

This tasty shrimp stir fry with greens is quicker than take out! Shrimp are good with the crunchy snow peas, broccoli, & child bok choy
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Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Bok Choy, Shrimp
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 220kcal
Author: Belly Laugh Living



  • 1 1/2 Cups Chicken inventory
  • 3 Tablespoons Oyster Sauce
  • 3 Tablespoons Dry Sherry
  • 1 Tablespoon Cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons Sesame Oil

Stir Fry

  • 1/2 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 3 Cloves Garlic finely chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon Fresh Ginger finely grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 8 Ounces Baby Bok Choy
  • 8 Ounces Broccoli (Optional)
  • 6 Ounces Snow Peas
  • 1 Pound Shrimp
  • 8 Thai Peppers (Optional)


Sauce, prep shrimp and veggies

  • For the sauce: Mix collectively - Chicken Stock, Oyster Sauce, Dry Sherry, Sesame Oil, and Cornstarch.
    1 1/2 Cups Chicken inventory, 3 Tablespoons Oyster Sauce, 3 Tablespoons Dry Sherry, 1 Tablespoon Cornstarch, 2 teaspoons Sesame Oil
  • Shell and de-vein the shrimp.
    1 Pound Shrimp
  • Cut child bok choy into chew dimension items
    8 Ounces Baby Bok Choy
  • Cut the broccoli into chew dimension items
    8 Ounces Broccoli

Stir Fry

  • Place 1/2 Tablespoon Olive Oil in a big pan, swirl and coat the floor of the pan and warmth the oil
    1/2 Tablespoon Olive Oil
    Air Fryer Shrimp and Snow Peas Recipe
  • When the oil is scorching, add the garlic and ginger. Stir fry for 10 to fifteen seconds.
    3 Cloves Garlic, 1 Tablespoon Fresh Ginger
  • Add the salt, bok choy, broccoli, and snow peas to the garlic and ginger. Stir fry over medium warmth till they flip a shiny inexperienced about two to 3 minutes.
    1/2 teaspoon Sea Salt, 8 Ounces Baby Bok Choy, 6 Ounces Snow Peas, 8 Ounces Broccoli
    Vegetables for Stir Fry
  • This step is totally OPTIONAL. Only if you wish to make the dish spicy!!! Add the Thai Peppers.
    8 Thai Peppers
  • Add the shrimp. Continue to stir fry till the shrimp are accomplished.
    1 Pound Shrimp
    Shrimp Stir Fry
  • Stir the sauce to make sure the cornstarch is easily blended in. It is vital to do that so the sauce is easy and can thicken
    1 1/2 Cups Chicken inventory, 3 Tablespoons Oyster Sauce, 3 Tablespoons Dry Sherry, 1 Tablespoon Cornstarch, 2 teaspoons Sesame Oil
  • Pour the sauce into the pan with the shrimp, bok choy, broccoli, and snow peas. Stir always till the sauce boils and thickens. This will take 2 to three minutes for the sauce to thicken.
    Garlic Ginger Shrimp Stir Fry Sauce
  • Serve Immediately with rice or cauliflower rice


Calories: 220kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 185mg | Sodium: 982mg | Potassium: 710mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 3412IU | Vitamin C: 117mg | Calcium: 194mg | Iron: 3mg
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