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
  • ingredients 10
  • 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.
  • 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.
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