Honey Garlic Shrimp Stir-Fry

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I love Sunday dinner time but since my younger daughter, Yanah’s volleyball season is ongoing, I have to cook something quick and easy.  I found this recipe online and change it a little bit by adding my own ingredients.  I just can’t help it, to make the recipe my own, I have to add my own touch.  For instance, I use ¼ of orange juice instead of water.  I also add ginger and cayenne pepper, we love spice and lots of flavor.

Table Setting

Honey Garlic Shrimp Stir-Fry

Honey Garlic Shrimp Stir-Fry and White Rice

Ingredients:

1 ½ lbs.   large shrimp peeled and deveined

2 cups broccoli florets

2 tsp Olive oil

3 cloves garlic minced

Zest of an orange

¼ cup soy sauce

¼ cup water

3 tbsp. honey

1 tbsp. cornstarch

1 tsp ginger

Salt, pepper, pepper flakes,

Preparation

Season the shrimp with salt, pepper, pepper flakes, and the orange zest let it rest.

Shrimp, peeled, deveined with salt, pepper, orange zest

In a pan, heat half of the oil over medium-high heat

Add the broccoli and cook for about 3 to 4 minutes or until tender. Remove the broccoli from the pan; place it on a plate and cover to keep warm.

Return pan to heat, add the remaining oil, add the garlic, ginger, then add the shrimp, cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pink and opaque.  Then add the broccoli back into the pan.

In a bowl, whisk together the water, honey and soy sauce.  Pour that mixture over the shrimp and vegetables; cook for 30 seconds.

In another small bowl, mix the cornstarch with a tablespoon of cold water.  Add to pan and bring to a boil; cook for 1 more minute or until sauce has just started to thicken.

Hope you like this recipe and remember to share your thoughts with me.

Sunday Dinner

50 COMMENTS

  1. Ooh! That looks delicious! I just love that you molded the rice. I bet all that orange flavor makes a wonderful sauce. I’m saving this to my big oven account and gonna have it for dinner next week.

    • That’s why I like to cook more than bake, Ifeoluwa, I always like to change recipes, but it’s a little bit harder with baking for me.

  2. I am in love with the presentation and table decor. It is lovely and looks so beautiful. I am a vegetarian person will show your post to my husband and will make this dish for him.

  3. I am totally going to have to give this recipe to my hubby for the next time I am away and he’s solo-parenting! Shrimp and broccoli are two of the foods I don’t eat (though I admit this recipe looks yummy), so as soon as I leave town, he and the girls eat them at least once a day b/c they love them!

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