Shrimp and Broccoli Recipe

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Shrimp and broccoli is a classic Chinese takeout dish you can make at home. Succulent shrimp and tender broccoli are stir-fried in a savory soy garlic sauce for a delightful meal.
Dinner
Chinese
16
ingredients
8
steps
50
minutes
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Ingredients

Servings:
4
1 lb
large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 tsp
kosher salt, see notes
1/4 tsp
baking soda
1 tblsp
low-sodium soy sauce
1 tblsp
oyster sauce
1 tblsp
sesame oil
1 tsp
brown sugar
1 tsp
cornstarch
1 tsp
grated fresh ginger
2
garlic cloves, minced
1 tblsp
vegetable oil
2 cup(s)
broccoli florets
1
medium onion, sliced thinly
1
thinly sliced scallion, for garnish
sesame seeds, for garnish
steamed rice, to serve

Directions 8 steps | 50 Minutes

Step 1

Brine the shrimp. In a small bowl, mix the shrimp, salt and baking soda together. Cover the bowl and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Step 2

In a small bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, oyster sauce, sesame oil, brown sugar, cornstarch, ginger and garlic. Set aside.

Step 3

In a large skillet over medium heat, the vegetable oil.

Step 4

Once the oil is hot, cook the shrimp for 1-2 minutes on each side. Do not overcook the shrimp. Remove shrimp from the skillet and set aside.

Step 5

Add the broccoli florets and sliced onion to the skillet. Sauté until crisp-tender, about 3-5 minutes.

Step 6

Add the shrimp back into the skillet.

Step 7

Add the reserved soy sauce mixture to the skillet and cook until the sauce is slightly thickened, about 1 minute.

Step 8

Garnish with scallions and sesame seeds. Serve with a side of rice. Enjoy!


Notes:

Use Diamond Crystal kosher salt. If using Morton's kosher salt, use half the amount.

Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
176
FAT
8.2 g
PROTEIN
17.4 g
CARBS
8.4 g

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