Sesame Shrimp Stir-Fry

Add something colorful to your family's Asian cuisine night! Serve stir fried shrimp and vegetables with quinoa - a hearty meal.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

12
oz uncooked deveined peeled large shrimp, thawed if frozen, tail shells removed
1/4
cup teriyaki marinade
1 1/2
cups uncooked quinoa
1/2
cup water
1
tablespoon cornstarch
1
tablespoon canola oil
1
medium carrot, sliced (1/2 cup)
2
cups fresh snow pea pods, strings removed, cut in half
2
cups sliced fresh mushrooms (about 5 oz)
1
tablespoon sesame seed, toasted
  • 1 In 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish, place shrimp. Pour teriyaki marinade over shrimp. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour but no longer than 2 hours.
  • 2 Rinse quinoa under cold water 1 minute; drain. Cook quinoa as directed on package.
  • 3 Meanwhile, remove shrimp from marinade; reserve marinade. Stir water and cornstarch into remaining marinade; set aside.
  • 4 Heat wok or 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil; rotate wok to coat side. Add carrot; cook and stir 1 minute. Add shrimp, pea pods and mushrooms; cook and stir 3 to 5 minutes or until shrimp are pink and vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • 5 Stir marinade mixture into shrimp mixture; heat to boiling. Cook and stir until sauce is thickened. Sprinkle with sesame seed. Serve with quinoa.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
120mg
120%;
Sodium
780mg
780%;
Total Carbohydrate
53g
53%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
25g
25%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
60%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
50%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.