Asian Glazed Shrimp is coated in sauce, and stir-fried with veggies (broccoli/peppers/onion). This flavorful dish is ready to eat in 30 minutes.Asian Glazed Shrimp is coated in sauce, and stir-fried with veggies (broccoli/peppers/onion). This flavorful dish is ready to eat in 30 minutes.
My husband and I just got home after a 5 day trip to Southern CA to attend a music reunion with friends of over 40 years. We had a blast, but came home exhausted, and facing a mountain of work for my husband’s company. So, that being said, today’s recipe for this tasty “Stir Fry Asian Glazed Shrimp & Veggies” will be short and sweet, so I can get to work!

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How I Came Up With This Recipe

Recently I was trying to figure out what to make my husband and I for dinner. I had some frozen large shrimp, some fresh veggies, and a good idea for turning it into a stir fry meal. Small amounts of meat, and LOTS of veggies make for a pretty tasty dinner.

I remembered a sauce I used last year for some Asian Lemon Chicken Strips, and decided to make a shrimp stir fry using the same sauce. Boy, was it good! I will post the recipe as I made it , but remember, with a stir fry, you can add any kind of veggies that you like or have available.

This stir fry is so easy. The sauce takes about 15 minutes to cook. While it is cooking, you can stir fry the veggies and shrimp. Combine it all, heat through, and serve. It’s THAT easy, and it only takes about 30 minutes, from start to finish. And it’s really delicious, too! Sure hope you’ll give this one a try! Here’s how to make Asian Glazed Shrimp and Veggies:

Make The Asian-Inspired Sauce

Here’s what I did:  First I made the sauce. Easy. Combine all ingredients in saucepan and cook for about 15 minutes.

Asian inspired sauce is made to coat shrimp and assorted stir-fried veggies.Prepare The Veggies

Steam the veggies for about 5 minutes. Usually I just stir fry them in a bit of olive oil (5-6 minutes) in a skillet. This time I steamed them a bit just to get them softened up a bit, then stir fried them. Don’t know what came over me.

If you stir fry the veggies, take them out of skillet when done. Add a bit more olive oil and you can stir fry the shrimp in same skillet.

Broccoli, orange and red bell peppers, and red onions are cooked for this dish.
Cook The Shrimp

Stir fry the shrimp in a small amount of olive oil, turning them over to cook both sides. This only takes a 3-4 minutes. The shrimp are done once they turn “pinkish” on all sides.

Shrimp is quickly cooked in olive oil.Finish Cooking The Asian Glazed Shrimp and Veggies

Transfer the cooked veggies back into the skillet to hang out with the shrimp. Now it’s starting to look good!

Steamed veggies are added to the skillet of cooked shrimp.
Pour enough of the sauce into the skillet to coat everything (you may have a bit of the sauce left over). No worries… the sauce freezes well!

Asian glazed shrimp and veggies cooking in sauce.
Give everything a good stir to combine and coat everything with the sauce, then heat through completely.

The Asian glazed shrimp and veggies are heated through in the sauce.Time To EAT!

When ready to serve, spoon out the shrimp, veggies and sauce. We love it served on top of white rice! Spoon some of the extra sauce over the top, serve, and enjoy!

Stir-fried Asian glazed shrimp and veggies, served on a bed of white rice.
Quick and easy… and on your plate in about 30 minutes… just the way I like it!  Hope you have a great day!

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Stir Fry Asian Glazed Shrimp and Veggies
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

Asian Glazed Shrimp is coated in sauce, and stir-fried with veggies (broccoli/peppers/onion). This flavorful dish is ready to eat in 30 minutes.

Category: Entree
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: Asian glazed shrimp
Servings: 2 servings
Calories Per Serving: 602 kcal
Author: JB @ The Grateful Girl Cooks!
Ingredients
For The Stir Fry:
  • 1/2 pound medium or large shrimp , peeled, deveined (Approx. 6-7 shrimp per serving)
  • 2 cups Broccoli florets (approx. 2 cups of florets)
  • 2 slices Red onion (as much as you like. I used about 2 round slices, cut in half)
  • 1 cup Red, orange, or yellow bell pepper slices (any combo works- 1 cup slices total)
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil (divided)
For the Sauce:
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar , packed
  • Juice & zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
Instructions
  1. Prepare sauce: Place all sauce ingredients into a medium sized saucepan. Stir well, to combine. Bring mixture to a rolling boil over medium heat; once at a rolling boil, reduce heat, and simmer for approx. 15-20 minutes. Stir occasionally. Sauce will thicken slightly as it cooks.

  2. While sauce is cooking, heat 1 ½ Tablespoons of olive oil in a skillet. When oil is hot, add broccoli florets, sliced red onion, and sliced red, yellow and orange bell peppers. Stir fry veggies, stirring constantly, for 5 minutes. Remove veggies from pan to a plate. Set aside.

  3. Add remaining 1 ½ Tablespoons olive oil back into the skillet. Heat oil again. When it is good and hot, add shrimp. Cook shrimp on both sides for 3-4 minutes or until shrimp has turned pink on all sides. When done, add veggies back into the skillet.

  4. Add enough sauce to completely coat shrimp and veggies. Stir to combine well. Heat shrimp, veggies and sauce until fully heated through (only takes a minute or two).

  5. Serve, with a side of rice, or on top of a bed of rice. Drizzle extra sauce from the skillet over the shrimp. (You can freeze any leftover sauce; cover it tightly. It freezes well.) Enjoy.

Recipe Notes

This recipe was created for two people, but is ridiculously easy to double, triple, etc. You will have some sauce leftover, as you won't need it all, when cooking for two servings. The calorie count includes all of the sauce ingredients.

Nutrition Facts
Stir Fry Asian Glazed Shrimp and Veggies
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 602 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 286mg95%
Sodium 1989mg86%
Potassium 710mg20%
Carbohydrates 82g27%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 70g78%
Protein 29g58%
Vitamin A 2900IU58%
Vitamin C 185mg224%
Calcium 241mg24%
Iron 4.6mg26%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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