Shrimp Stir Fry Recipe on a white platter to be served

Beth’s Easy Shrimp Stir Fry Recipe

  • Author: Beth Le Manach
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: serves 4


Easy Shrimp Stir Fry Recipe that makes for a quick and healthy dinner idea!


1 tbsp (15ml) olive oil

1 white onion, sliced in half moons

1 lb (450g) frozen shrimp, tails on (defrosted)

2 cups (300g) broccoli florets

1 tbsp (15ml) soy sauce

½ tsp (2.5ml) sesame oil

1 shake red pepper flakes

1 clove of garlic, minced


In a small bowl mix together soy sauce, sesame oil, pepper flakes and garlic. Set aside.

Heat oil in a sauté pan. Place onions in pan and season with salt and pepper. Cook onions until soft and fragrant.

Add shrimp, cook both sides until just turning pink. Add broccoli. Cover and cook for 5 mins until broccoli fork tender and bright green.

Pour sauce over the stir fry and cook for 1 minute. Serve immediately.


This recipe goes even quicker if you can but pre-cut broccoli and already cleaned shrimp

Keeping the tails on prevents the shrimp from drying out and will keep them tender and succulent

  • Category: Main
  • Method: Stir Fry
  • Cuisine: Asian

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