Shrimp and Scallion Stir Fry

Everyday Food:The Light Issue 4 Steps to Great Stir Fry; 1. Choose the right pan: heavy bottomed pan (not nonstick) or a cast iron skillet, at least 12 inches wide 2. Prep your ingredients 3. Get the pan hot 4. Keep it moving

Yield: 4 servings
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  • coarse salt
  • cooked rice, for serving
  • 2 tablespoon(s) fresh lemon juice
  • 2 clove(s) garlic, minced
  • 1 pound(s) large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) red pepper flakes
  • 2 bunch(es) scallions, cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon(s) vegetable oil


  1. Heat a large skillet or wok over high until hot. Add oil and swirl to coat skillet. Add shrimp and stir until almost entirely pink, 1 to 2 minutes. Add garlic and red pepper flakes and stir until fragrant, 30 seconds. Add scallions and stir until bright green, about 1 minute. Add lemon juice and 2 tablespoons water. Cook, scraping up any browned bits from skillet, about 1 minute. Season with salt and serve over rice.
January 2010

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