Szechuan Shrimp

Szechuan Shrimp Recipe
Photo: Oxmoor House
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


4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 2 Minutes
Cook: 7 Minutes

Nutritional 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


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


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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Oxmoor House

April 2009
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