Quick Shrimp and Vegetable Stir Fry

March 9

When you don’t have much time, but still want to serve your family a nutritious and delicious meal, toss this together and relax and enjoy.

1 tsp olive oil
1 tsp minced garlic
1 cup sliced mushrooms
2 carrots, sliced
2 green onions, sliced
1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
1 Tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
1/2 cup shelled frozen peas
12 oz cooked shrimp
2 cups brown rice

Directions
1. Heat oil in pan or wok.
2. Add garlic, carrots, onions, mushrooms.
3. Sauté 5 minutes.
4. Stir in chicken broth and soy sauce.
5. Bring to simmer and add shrimp and peas.
6. Cook 5 minutes and stir.
7. Add 1 tsp cornstarch to thicken sauce if desired.
8. Serve over cooked rice.

Health Benefits
Low in fat and sodium, shrimp is a great source of protein. The garlic, carrots, onions and mushrooms add antioxidants and nutrients that are easily digestible and add the much needed fiber for a diet aimed at benefitting women’s fitness and health.

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2 Comments

  1. Karen, that is a awesome recipe, thanks and am so looking foward to your tweets

  2. tom ernst on 09/02/2010 at 7:35 pm
  3. Wait, I cannot fathom it being so straihgoftrward.

  4. Melvina on 08/18/2011 at 4:59 pm