This Shrimp Teriyaki Stir Fry is quick and delicious! Shrimp cooked in teriyaki sauce is tender and has that wonderful mixture of salty and sweet flavors. This makes the perfect Asian dinner in minutes.
2tablespoonsneutral flavored cooking oildivided (like canola, corn or vegetable oil)
1cupsliced bell pepper
1cupsugar snap peas
1stalk green onionchopped or thinly sliced
For the Spicy Teriyaki Sauce
1teaspoongrated fresh ginger
1teaspoonchili garlic sauceoptional
1teaspooncornstarchpreferred Argo Corn Starch
Pat the shrimp very dry. In a bowl, toss the shrimp with cornstarch to coat.
Heat a wok or large saute pan over high heat. When hot, swirl in just 1 tablespoon of the cooking oil. Add the shrimp to the pan, trying not to overlap. Let cook for 30 seconds. Flip, and cook an 30 seconds. Remove the shrimp to a clean bowl. The shrimp will be half-cooked, we will finish cooking in a later step.
Turn the heat to medium-high. To the same pan, swirl in the remaining cooking oil. When hot, add in the onion and bell pepper. Stir fry for 1 minute. Add in the sugar snap peas and continue to stir fry for an additional minute.
Add in the half-cooked shrimp and pour in the Ginger Teriyaki Sauce. Cook until the sauce comes to a simmer, thickens, and is glossy. Garnish with green onions.
Make sure to pat down your shrimp wit a paper towel or you won't get that nice caramelization.Cut your vegetables into similar sized pieces, so they all cook at the same time. Have all your ingredients ready before you fire up the wok, as things move fast!If you don't have a wok you can use a wide bottomed pan.