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Stir-Fried Shrimp with Broccoli


Almost all my sauce is inside florets and around shrimps. I like it because broccoli florets taste delicious with the quite strong garlic flavor of the sauce.













Low in Saturated Fat, Trans-fat Free, Low Carb, Sugar-Free


cup chicken broth, low salt
or clam juice
1 teaspoon cornstarch
6 cloves garlic
minced and divided
2 ½ teaspoons olive oil
or any vegetable oil, divided
1 x cayenne pepper
to taste, crushed
1 pound shrimp
raw, peeled and deveined
¼ teaspoon salt
4 cups broccoli florets
cup water
3 tablespoons cilantro
freshly chopped
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 x black pepper
freshly ground, to taste
1 x lemon


Add chicken broth or clam juice, cornstarch and half the garlic in a small bowl, whisk until well blended and smooth. Set aside.

Heat 1½ teaspoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.

Stir in the remaining garlic and cayenne pepper to taste, stirring, until fragrant but not browned, about 30 to 40 seconds.

Stir in shrimp and ⅛ teaspoon salt, cook until the shrimp are pink, 2 to 4 minutes.

Transfer to a bowl.

Add the remaining 1 teaspoon oil to the pan.

Stir in broccoli and the remaining ⅛ teaspoon salt or to taste, cook, stirring, for 1 to 2 minutes.

Add water, cover and cook until the broccoli is crisp-tender, 2 to 4 minutes.

Transfer to the bowl with the shrimp.

Pour in the reserved broth or clam juice mixture to the pan and cook, stirring often, over medium-high heat, until thickened, about 3 minutes.

Stir in cilantro leaves and adjust seasoning with lemon juice and pepper to taste.

Stir in the shrimp and broccoli, heat through.

Serve with lemon wedges over the rice.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 283g (10.0 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 18522% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 221mg 74%
Sodium 437mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Sugars g
Protein 55g
Vitamin A 48% Vitamin C 123%
Calcium 11% Iron 25%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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