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Easy Shrimp & Broccoli Stir Fry

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: asian recipe, best shrimp and broccoli recipe, quick and easy shrimp and broccoli, shrimp and broccoli recipe
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!