Stir-Fried Shrimp with Snow Peas

  • Yield: 4 servings


2tablespoons light soy sauce
2tablespoons hoisin sauce
2tablespoons water
1/2teaspoon ground ginger
2teaspoons cornstarch
1 to 2tablespoon canola or peanut oil
1pound medium or large shrimp, shelled and deveined
1medium red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
1/2pound snow peas


  1. Whisk together the soy sauce, hoisin sauce, water, ginger, and cornstarch and set aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet or wok over high heat. Add the shrimp and cook about 1 minute. Add the red bell pepper and snow peas and cook, stirring constantly, until the vegetables are crisp-tender, about 2 minutes.
  3. Rewhisk the soy sauce mixture and add to the pan. Reduce the heat and simmer, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens slightly, about 2 minutes. Serve immediately.

Recipe by Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RD, and  Liz Weiss, MS, RD, cofounders, Meal Makeover

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 170
  • Fat 5g
  • Sodium 630mg
  • Carbohydrate 11g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Protein 21g