Gingered Stir Fry Shrimps with Snow Peas

  • 10 mins total
  • 5 mins prep
  • 5 mins cook
  • serves 4 

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Gingered stir fry shrimps with snow peas.

Last night recipe was a first for us and something new. As you all know by now,  I have an extensive collection of cookbooks.  Yesterday I just wanted to follow a recipe.  Shrimps was the request of the day for dinner, and I happen to have some already at the house.

Stir fry is not something that we do often, eating sweet snow peas, that was a first.

We choose a recipe from Food and Wine that required Chinese chili-garlic sauce. Unfortunately I had none on hand and I was not going to purchase a huge jar, the only size available at the store, and let it expire in the refrigerator.  Also, my son, who is not too fond of hot spicy food, I had therefore  I replaced it with smashed garlic with salt.

A simple bowl of steamed rice was just perfect.

The recipe also mentioned to use a non stick pan, however I do not own one. The result was the same as described on the book. Just had to pay a little closer attention to it. This recipe cooks what seems like so fast, therefore I had no choice but to stay on it.

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Nutrition Facts
Gingered Stir Fry Shrimps with Snow Peas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 240 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 285mg 95%
Sodium 1389mg 58%
Potassium 314mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 3g
Protein 27g 54%
Vitamin A 9.9%
Vitamin C 35.8%
Calcium 18.6%
Iron 20.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Gingered Stir Fry Shrimps with Snow Peas

  • 10 mins total
  • 5 mins prep
  • 5 mins cook
  • serves 4 


Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  • 1/2 cup sodium free chicken stock
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 smashed with salt garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon corn starch
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup cut into matchsticks ginger
  • 1/2 pound sweet snow peas
  • 1 pound devained and tail removed shrimps
  • 2 thinly sliced scallions


  1. In a small bowl, whisk the chicken stock with the soy sauce, smashed garlic and cornstarch.

  2. In a large skillet heat the vegetable oil until hot. Add the ginger matchstick and stir fry over moderately until they are softened, about 1 minute.

  3. Add the snow peas and stir fry until they are crisp-tender and the ginger is beginning to brown, about 2 minutes.

  4. Add the shrimps and stir fry for 1 minute. Add the scallion and cook for 30 seconds.

  5. Whisk in the soy –chicken stock sauce to the skillet and stir fry until the shrimps are opaque and the sauce is thickened, about 1 minute more.

  6. * Instead of the garlic you can use 1 teaspoon of Chinese chili-garlic sauce.

  7. * Shrimps from Pete at Personal Gourmet Foods.


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