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shrimp stir fry with scallions and ginger

Ginger Shrimp Stir Fry

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  • Author: Caroline Phelps
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6 minutes
  • Total Time: 16 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: Main
  • Method: Stir fry
  • Cuisine: Thai


Cooked with ginger in a soy and fish sauce broth, this dish will take you back to Thailand.


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  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup ginger, cut into thin strips
  • 1 small onions, finely chopped
  • 16 large shrimps, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 5 green onions, chopped


  1. In a large wok or deep skillet over high heat, add the vegetable oil, garlic, ginger and onions, and cook for 3 minutes, until the onions have soften.
  2. Add the shrimp, cook for 30 seconds and add water, fish sauce, soy sauce and sugar. Cook for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the ground white pepper and green onions, toss and cook for 1 minute.
  4. Serve with lime wedges and a bowl of rice.


Best fish sauce: Red Boat Fish Sauce because it’s 100% pure and chemical free.

Keep the leftovers in a storage container and refrigerate for up to 2 days.


  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 371
  • Sugar: 5g
  • Sodium: 2124mg
  • Fat: 15g
  • Saturated Fat: 11g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0.6g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 12g
  • Fiber: 1.4g
  • Protein: 48.8g
  • Cholesterol: 364.9mg
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