Spicy Prawn and Vegetable Stir-Fry Recipe

Medically reviewed in June 2021

This protein-rich meal delivers a load of the antioxidants called carotenoids. These powerful nutrients fight damage done to your cells during exercise.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup sake
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp dark (toasted) sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp chopped garlic
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped or grated ginger
  • 1 cup large-diced red bell pepper
  • 1 cup large-diced green bell pepper
  • 1 cup large-diced onion
  • 1 cup cubed cabbage
  • 1 cup sliced carrot
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 24 large shrimp, shelled and deveined

Preparation (Serves 4)
Combine first 6 ingredients in a bowl. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add soy sauce mixture; cook until lightly thickened, about 1 minute. Add vegetables and red pepper flakes. Cook, stirring constantly, until vegetables are soft, about 1 minute. Add shrimp and 1/4 cup water. Cook, stirring often, until shrimp are just cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes more. Divide among 4 bowls; serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)
Calories 301; fat 7g; saturated fat 1g; carbohydrate 24g; fiber 3g; protein 32g

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