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Szechuan Shrimp

Photo: Oxmoor House
Prep time 2 mins
Cook time 7 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
Similar in texture and flavor to peanuts, soy nuts add a nutty crunch to this Chinese classic. If you can't find soy nuts, substitute lightly salted or unsalted dry-roasted peanuts. Serve with rice and steamed broccoli.Prep: 2 minutes; Cook: 7 minutes


  • Cooking spray
  • 1 1/2 pounds peeled and deveined large shrimp
  • 3/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/2 cup light sesame-ginger dressing (such as Newman's Own)
  • 4 green onions, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons lightly salted toasted soy nuts, coarsely chopped

Nutrition Information

  • calories 190
  • caloriesfromfat 18 %
  • fat 4 g
  • satfat 0.6 g
  • monofat 0.3 g
  • polyfat 0.6 g
  • protein 29.5 g
  • carbohydrate 7.9 g
  • fiber 1.4 g
  • cholesterol 252 mg
  • iron 4.4 mg
  • sodium 708 mg
  • calcium 72 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; coat with cooking spray. Coat shrimp with cooking spray; add shrimp and red pepper to pan. Stir-fry 2 minutes. Add dressing and onions. Cook 3 minutes or until shrimp are done, stirring constantly. Sprinkle evenly with soy nuts; serve immediately.

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