Easy Shrimp Stir-Fry

By shahdan • April 8, 2015

4 servings
30 min
Easy Shrimp Stir-Fry

This is a very easy dinner party dish that will wow your guests.  It is also loaded with healthy veggies…  Serve it with glass noodles or white Basmati Rice.


  • 500 gram shrimp (medium peeled) - جمبري
  • 3 large carrots (thinnly sliced) - جزر
  • 3 large zucchini (thinnly sliced) - كوسة
  • 1 cup spring onion (sliced diagonally) - بصلة خضراء
  • 3 large garlic cloves (crushed) - فصوص ثوم
  • 1 piece fresh ginger (about 1 cm piece, grated) - جنزبيل
  • 3 tablespoon vegetable oil - زيت نباتي
  • 6 tablespoon light soy sauce - صوص الصويا الخفيف
  • 4 tablespoon oyster sauce - صوص المحار
  • 1 medium lemon - ليمون
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds (optional) - بذور السمسم

Step by step

  1. Heat 1 tbsp. oil in the wok or pan, add garlic, ginger and chopped red hot chili pepper (if using any), and stir fry for 30 seconds.
  2. Add the shrimps and stir fry for 3-4 minutes until the shrimps is cooked through (it will turn pink). Remove from the wok and set aside.
  3. Heat 2 tbsps. oil and add the carrots, zucchini and spring onions. Stir fry for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add the shrimps and its juices.
  5. Stir in the soy sauce, oyster sauce, and juice of one lemon and cook until heated through.
  6. Serve with white basmati rice or glass noodles. (Glass noodles is soaked in hot boiling water from the kettle for 3 minutes or until nice and soft, then water is drained and you have ready noodles.)
  7. Optional: You may toast 1 tsp. sesame seeds and sprinkle on top if you fancy the sesame taste and aroma. Sesame seeds are toasted in a dry pan over low-medium heat for 3 minutes or until lightly browned. You need to be present and shake the pan occasionally so they don’t burn.


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One response to “Easy Shrimp Stir-Fry”

  1. Aya Akel says:

    I tried it and it was fantastic. Easy recipe and fast as well. would recommend it definitely.

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