Spicy Orange Shrimp


shrimp-bowl-2Why we like this recipe:

→  Takes under 15 minutes to make, but tastes like you spent an hour in the kitchen!

Has 30 grams of protein/300 calories per serving, so you can have a delicious dinner with plenty of protein to fill you up and maximize those gains!

 Easy and versatile, eat these awesome sweet and spicy shrimp over rice, broccoli, or in a spring roll, using the sauce as dip!

What you will need (for 4 Servings):

  • 1.5 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice (about 1 orange)
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon chili paste with garlic (or similar garlic chili sauce you will find in your grocery store )
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onions

 Directions: (Prep Time: 5 min, Cook Time: 8 min)

  1. Place shrimp in a medium bowl. Sprinkle with cornstarch; toss  to coat and set aside.
  2. Combine juice, soy sauce, honey, vinegar, and chili paste, stirring with a whisk; set aside.
  3. Heat canola oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
    Add minced ginger and garlic to pan; stir-fry for 15 seconds or until fragrant.
    Add shrimp mixture; stir-fry for 3 minutes.
  4. Add juice mixture and onions; cook 2 minutes or until sauce thickens and shrimp are done, stirring frequently.