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Carrot Sesame Shrimp Stir-fry

by Joey Firobenfeatured in Shrimp Stir-Fry 4 Ways

Under 30 min

Carrot Sesame Shrimp Stir-fry

Under 30 min


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

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    Calories 215
    Fat 10g
    Carbs 5g
    Fiber 1g
    Sugar 1g
    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!