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Garlic-Ginger Shrimp

Health NOVEMBER 2009

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings (serving size: 2 cups)


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons grated or minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 pound frozen medium shrimp, thawed, peeled, and deveined
  • 1/4 cup rice wine or dry white wine
  • 1/2 cup chopped scallions
  • 2 cups hot cooked brown rice


Warm vegetable oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add ginger and garlic, and cook, stirring occasionally, 1 minute. Add shrimp and rice wine or dry white wine to the pan, and raise the heat to medium-high. Cook 3 minutes more or until the shrimp turn pink on both sides and are opaque. Add chopped scallions to pan, and toss well to combine. Divide brown rice and shrimp mixture evenly among 4 serving bowls.


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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 311
  • Fat: 10g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 4g
  • Protein: 26g
  • Carbohydrate: 27g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 172mg
  • Iron: 4mg
  • Sodium: 172mg
  • Calcium: 84mg

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