Orange & Lemongrass Shrimp Stir-Fry

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Jessica Hannan

By
@PansyAlvaris

I was supposed to have leftover chicken, but we had to run over to a hardware store... which just so happens to be right by my favorite store. I decided that I wanted shrimp for dinner instead. I really like this dish, and my husband asked me to make it again!

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This shrimp stir-fry recipe has a wonderful flavor combination. Lemongrass paste adds a subtle citrus flavor and enhances the sauce. The soy sauce adds some salt and cuts through the acidity of the orange juice. I served over some white rice and loved every bite. It's quick and easy to prepare too! The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stir-Fry

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp
    sunflower oil
  • 4 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 1/2 c
    orange juice, fresh
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemongrass paste (found in produce)
  • 1/2 tsp
    white pepper
  • 4 clove
    garlic
  • 3 sprig(s)
    cilantro
  • 36 medium
    brown shrimp, peeled and tails off
  • 1 pkg
    fresh snow peas
  • 1 bunch
    green onions, tops only

How to Make Orange & Lemongrass Shrimp Stir-Fry

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat wok over medium-high heat. In the meantime, place garlic and cilantro in a mini food processor and chop fine.
  2. Whisk together lemongrass paste, orange juice, soy sauce, garlic and cilantro. Add shrimp. Stir to coat.
  3. Add sunflower oil to the wok and let heat for 2-3 minutes. In the meantime, slice the green onions.
  4. Add shrimp, sauce and cilantro into the pan, add the snow peas. Stir-fry until the shrimp are done, 5-7 minutes.
  5. Remove from pan, place on plate and spoon leftover sauce on top. Garnish with green onion.

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About Orange & Lemongrass Shrimp Stir-Fry

Course/Dish: Fish, Seafood
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Asian
Collection: Asian Inspired
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy




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