A sprinkling of crushed red pepper gives this orange-flavored shrimp stir-fry extra kick. Serve it with fresh melon wedges for dessert.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

25 mins
35 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Rinse shrimp; pat dry with paper towels. Set aside.

  • In a medium nonstick skillet, heat half of the oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic to skillet. Cook and stir for 15 seconds. Add red sweet pepper; cook and stir about 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Remove sweet pepper mixture from skillet.

  • Carefully pour remaining oil into hot skillet. Add shrimp. Cook and stir for 2 to 3 minutes or until shrimp turn opaque. Remove shrimp. Add orange juice and hoisin sauce to skillet. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, about 1 minute or until slightly thickened, stirring occasionally. Return sweet pepper mixture and shrimp to skillet. Add spinach; toss just until combined.

  • To serve, spoon shrimp mixture over hot cooked rice. If desired, sprinkle with crushed red pepper. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

300 calories; protein 20.7g; carbohydrates 32.6g; dietary fiber 1.4g; sugars 5.7g; fat 9.4g; saturated fat 1.5g; cholesterol 129.4mg; vitamin a iu 2620IU; vitamin c 65mg; calcium 80.6mg; iron 3.5mg; magnesium 55.7mg; potassium 337.2mg; sodium 269mg.