Stir-Fried Shrimp with Broccoli (#1770)

Stir Fries Chinese Seafood Main Low Fat Healthy
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  • 2/3 cup Low Salt Chicken Broth or clam juice
  • 1 tsp Cornstarch
  • 6 cloves Garlic minced and divided
  • 2 1/2 tsp Olive Oil or any vegetable oil, divided
  • 1 Cayenne Pepper to taste, crushed
  • 1 pound Shrimp raw, peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 tsp Salt divided
  • 4 cups Broccoli Florets
  • 2/3 cup Water
  • 3 tablespoons Cilantro freshly chopped
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 Black Pepper freshly ground, to taste
  • 1 Lemon wedges


  1. Add chicken broth or clam juice, cornstarch and half the garlic in a small bowl, whisk until well blended and smooth. Set aside.
  2. Heat 1 1/2 teaspoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Stir in the remaining garlic and cayenne pepper to taste, stirring, until fragrant but not browned, about 30 to 40 seconds.
  4. Stir in shrimp and 1/8 teaspoon salt, cook until the shrimp are pink, 2 to 4 minutes.
  5. Transfer to a bowl.
  6. Add the remaining 1 teaspoon oil to the pan.
  7. Stir in broccoli and the remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt or to taste, cook, stirring, for 1 to 2 minutes.
  8. Add water, cover and cook until the broccoli is crisp-tender, 2 to 4 minutes.
  9. Transfer to the bowl with the shrimp.
  10. Pour in the reserved broth or clam juice mixture to the pan and cook, stirring often, over medium-high heat, until thickened, about 3 minutes.
  11. Stir in cilantro leaves and adjust seasoning with lemon juice and pepper to taste.
  12. Stir in the shrimp and broccoli, heat through.
  13. Serve with lemon wedges over the rice.
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