Oriental Shrimp & Vegetables Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time25 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Vegetable oil1 Tablespoon
 Butter/Margarine1 Tablespoon
 Red pepper1 Medium, cut into 1/2 inch strips
 Diagonally sliced carrots1 Cup (16 tbs) (1/8 Inch Thick)
 Diagonally sliced celery1 Cup (16 tbs), 1/8 inch thick
 Fresh broccoli florets1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Cauliflowerets1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Fresh)
For sauce
 Ready to serve chicken broth2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
 Soy sauce3 Tablespoon
 Cornstarch1 Tablespoon
 Sugar1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Ground ginger1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Dried crushed red pepper1 Dash
 Medium shrimp1 Pound, shelled and deveined
 Sliced fresh mushrooms1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Sliced green onions1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 248 Calories from Fat 81

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g14.1%

Saturated Fat 2.8 g14.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 180.4 mg

Sodium 963.8 mg40.2%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g5.1%

Dietary Fiber 3.7 g14.7%

Sugars 5.1 g

Protein 26 g52.2%

Vitamin A 143.7% Vitamin C 139%

Calcium 11.1% Iron 21.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In 2-quart casserole, combine oil, butter, red pepper, carrots, celery, broccoli and cauliflower.
Microwave at High for 5 to 9 minutes, or just until vegetables are tender-crisp, stirring once or twice.
Set aside.
In 2-cup measure, blend broth, soy sauce and cornstarch.
Stir in sugar, ginger and dried red pepper.
Microwave at High for 2 1/2 to 4 1/2 minutes, or until mixture is thickened and translucent, stirring twice.
Pour over vegetables.
Stir in shrimp, mushrooms and onions.
Microwave at High for 4 to 5 1/2 minutes, or until shrimp are opaque, stirring once or twice.
Let stand, covered, for 1 minute.