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Carrot Sesame Shrimp Stir-fry

Get your chopsticks ready for this tasty carrot sesame shrimp stir-fry! Juicy shrimp, crisp carrots, and tender snow peas are stir-fried with aromatic garlic and ginger and tossed with a sweet and savory sesame sauce. It's a dish that's both healthy and delicious.

Tasty Team
96% would make again
Carrot Sesame Shrimp Stir-fry


for 4 servings

  • 1 lb large shrimp (455 g), peeled and deveined
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 1 cup snow pea (100 g), sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seed, plus more for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt, divided

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 217
  • Fat 10g
  • Carbs 6g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugar 2g
  • Protein 24g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of sesame oil in a large, nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  2. Pour in the shrimp and season with ¼ teaspoon of the salt.
  3. Fry the shrimp for 1 minute on each side.
  4. Remove the shrimp from the pan and pour in the remaining 1 tablespoon of oil.
  5. Toss in the carrots and remaining ¼ teaspoon of salt and sauté for a few minutes until they begin to soften.
  6. Add in the snow peas, garlic, and soy sauce and sauté until the garlic becomes fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  7. Toss the shrimp back into the pan, sprinkle on the sesame seeds, and mix until everything is well incorporated and the shrimp is fully cooked, about 1 minute.
  8. Divide the mixture evenly between 4 bowls and sprinkle with a few more sesame seeds, if desired.
  9. Enjoy!
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Carrot Sesame Shrimp Stir-fry