Stir-Fried Shrimp with Snow Peas and Ginger


The best part of doing it is that the measurements don't have to be exact. If you prefer, substitute dry sherry for rice wine. Serve with rice.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon salt

  • 2 cups cold water

  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • cup chicken broth

  • 2 teaspoons rice wine

  • 1 ½ teaspoons soy sauce

  • 1 ½ teaspoons cornstarch

  • ¾ teaspoon sugar

  • teaspoon ground white pepper

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic

  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger root

  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil

  • 6 ounces snow peas, strings removed

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives

  • ¼ teaspoon salt


  1. In a large bowl, stir salt into water until dissolved. Add shrimp, and set aside 5 minutes. Rinse shrimps, and dry on paper towels.

  2. In a small bowl, mix together broth, rice wine, soy sauce, cornstarch, sugar, and pepper. Set aside.

  3. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet or wok over high heat. Cook shrimp, turning constantly, until pink on all sides, about 1 minute. Stir in garlic, ginger, and 2 teaspoons oil. Stir in snow peas, chives, and 1/4 teaspoon salt; stir-fry 1 minute more.

  4. Stir broth mixture into skillet, and continue cooking until sauce thickens. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

204 Calories
8g Fat
7g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 204
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 173mg 58%
Sodium 2172mg 94%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 30mg 149%
Calcium 88mg 7%
Iron 4mg 21%
Potassium 323mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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