Shrimp stir fry in a pan.

Shrimp Stir Fry

This easy Shrimp Stir Fry recipe is made with fresh shrimp, veggie mix and stir fry sauce, all done in 15 minutes. Serve it with rice or noodles.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Keyword shrimp stir fry
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 291 kcal
Author Anna


for the stir fry:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil divided
  • 16 oz shrimp I used medium size, cleaned and deveined
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 medium carrots sliced thinly or into strips
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 1 orange bell pepper diced
  • 1 medium yellow onion diced

for the sauce:

  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup water or chicken stock
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons rice vinegar or apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon fresh grated ginger
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
US Customary - Metric


  1. Heat up one tablespoon of oil in a large skillet.
  2. Add shrimp and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Cook until pink, about 2 minutes per side.
  4. Remove shrimp onto a plate and set aside.
  5. Add remaining tablespoon of oil into skillet.
  6. Add veggies (except broccoli) and saute until soft.
  7. Steam broccoli in microwave (place it in a bowl and add 1/4 cup of water; microwave for 2 minutes; drain and use).
  8. Whisk sauce ingredients in a small bowl. Add to veggies and bring to simmer.
  9. When the sauce starts to thicken, add broccoli and shrimp and stir in. Simmer until everything is heated through.
  10. Serve over rice or noodles.
  11. Garnish with green onion and sesame seeds.

Recipe Notes

  1. Please note, that the nutrition value can vary depending on what product you use. The information below is an estimate. Always use calorie counter you are familiar with.
  2. You can use other veggies, like mushrooms, snow peas, cauliflower florets, etc.
Nutrition Facts
Shrimp Stir Fry
Amount Per Serving
Calories 291 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 286mg95%
Sodium 1746mg76%
Potassium 538mg15%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 27g54%
Vitamin A 7242IU145%
Vitamin C 126mg153%
Calcium 215mg22%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.