Easy Shrimp and Broccoli Stir Fry

Easy Shrimp and Broccoli Stir Fry is a quick meal that you can prepare at home using ingredients that are common to most kitchens. This 20 minute dish is healthy, tasty and is full of tender succulent shrimp. If you have a health condition or are just looking to cut back on your calorie intake, you should add this meal to the menu rotation. It doesn’t call for red meat and you control the amount of salt that goes into the dish. Give this Chinese restaurant style dish a go today and have a simple to prepare meal, that has an elegant taste, ready for sharing on the table in no time flat.

My family and I enjoy eating this type of meal because it’s light and it has has broccoli florets (my kids love them which is a plus). Check out the instructions below and be sure to watch the video, to see how effortless this affordable meal is to have ready to serve.

Simple and delicious home cooked dish.


Marinate Shrimp

Bring the water to a boil. Add broccoli florets and blanch for 1-2 minutes.

Cooked broccoli florets.

Add the marinated shrimp and cook each side for 2-3 minutes or until no longer raw.

Cooked Shrimp.

Add broccoli.

Mix well, and there you have it; another foodlicious meal ready for the dinner table.

Easy Shrimp & Broccoli Stir Fry

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Servings 4


  • 1 lb large shrimp
  • 4 cups broccoli florets
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • ½ cup low- sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp shaoxing wine or dry sherry
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp water
  • ½ tsp cornstarch
  • salt to taste
  • white pepper to taste



  • In a medium size bowl: combine raw shrimp, soy sauce (1 tsp), shaoxing cooking wine (1 tsp) and a dash of white pepper; mix well.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 10 minutes.


  • In a medium size pan: bring the water to a boil. Then, add broccoli florets and blanch for 1-2 minutes. Over the sink: drain the broccoli using a strainer. Place the broccoli in a bowl and set aside.
  • Using the same pan (wipe with a paper towel and make sure it is completely dry), add oil. Wait for 30-60 seconds.
  • Add minced garlic and cook for 30 seconds or until fragrant.
  • Add the marinated shrimp and cook each side for 2-3 minutes or until no longer raw.
  • In a small bowl: combine cornstarch with the water; mix until fully liquifies.
  • Add the chicken broth, sugar and liquid cornstarch to the sauce pan; mix well.
  • Add the cooked broccoli florets; mix well.
  • Season with salt and white pepper to taste; mix.

Serve with your favorite warm rice!


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