Fish & Seafood

Spicy Teriyaki Sesame Shrimp Stir Fry

This Spicy Teriyaki Sesame Shrimp Stir Fry is a flavorful and easy meal to make. You don’t need many ingredients to make it and it’s a great way to enjoy shrimp. The bell peppers and the garlic give the dish a delicious personality and the teriyaki sauce adds a nice sweetness. Serve it over a bed of hot cooked rice and you’ll never want to try another shrimp stir fry!

Ingredients used:

  • 1 pound (peeled and deveined) - Medium shrimp
  • 0.25 teaspoon - Ginger
  • 0.25 teaspoon - Cayenne pepper
  • 1 clove (finely chopped) - Garlic
  • 1 tablespoon - Sesame seeds
  • 0.25 teaspoon - Black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons - Toasted sesame oil
  • 1 (cored and seeded and sliced into thin strips) - Red bell pepper
  • 1 (cored and seeded and sliced into thin strips) - Yellow bell pepper
  • 3 (sliced) - Green onions
  • 3 tablespoons - Teriyaki sauce
  • 0.5 pound - Sugar snap peas
  • 1 tablespoon - Cornstarch
  • 0.75 cup - Chicken broth
  • 0.25 teaspoon - Salt
  • 2 cups - Hot cooked rice

Recipe steps:

  • Combine shrimp, ginger, cayenne pepper, garlic, sesame seeds and black pepper in a large, plastic food-storage bag.
  • Heat sesame oil in a large wok or skillet. Add sweet peppers and green onions; sauté 3 to 4 minutes to soften slightly. Add teriyaki sauce. Add peas and shrimp with seasoning; sauté 4 minutes, or until shrimp are opaque.
  • Stir cornstarch into broth and add to wok; cook, stirring, until mixture boils. Sprinkle with salt.
  • Fluff rice with fork. Spoon shrimp mixture over rice.

This Spicy Teriyaki Sesame Shrimp Stir Fry is an impressive and easy meal that you can make in no time. The combination of flavors work together beautifully and you’ll be left with a delicious dinner that you can serve over hot cooked rice. Enjoy!