Ready, set, stir-fry! Welcome to the exciting world of shrimp stir-fries, where health meets flavor in a whirlwind of culinary delight. Shrimp stir-fries are not just a quick and nutritious choice for a weeknight meal, they're also a showstopper at social gatherings. Why? Because there's something undeniably special about shrimp—it has the power to turn a humble stir-fry into a gourmet masterpiece!
- 1 lb medium Shrimp peeled and deveined
- 1/2 cup Hungry Squirrel Keto Sweet & Spicy Chili Sauce
- 2 tablespoons of Butter
- 1-2 teaspoons Olive Oil
- 1 medium Red Bell Pepper chopped into bite size pieces
- 1 medium Yellow Bell Pepper chopped into bite size pieces
- 1 Zuchini
- 2 tablespoons of Water
- 1 Carrot coined
- 1 head of Brocolli, chopped into florets
- 1 lemon
- Salt and Pepper to taste
A standing ovation to the fabulous Risa, a.k.a @keto.risa from The Squirrel Squad®️, who filmed her thrilling journey cooking this fantastic recipe. She serves up a pro tip that's worth its weight in gold: "Serve with low carb rice options. My favorite rice alternative is riced cauliflower". Now, who wouldn't want to take advice from this keto queen?
Remember, folks, stir-frying is not a leisurely stroll—it's a sprint. There's no room for dilly-dallying or last-minute prep. So, chop, dice, and slice all your ingredients before you even think about turning on that stove.
But what's a stir-fry without a killer sauce, right? Enter Hungry Squirrel's Sweet & Spicy Chili Sauce. It's zesty, it's tangy, it's sweet, and oh boy, does it pack a punch! This fiery fiesta of flavors features zero added sugar and only ten calories per serving. Set your taste buds alight without setting back your diet—now that's what we call a win-win!
Rinse the shrimp and pat dry with a paper towel
In a large skillet over high heat, melt the 2 tablespoons of butter
Add shrimp to skillet by spreading across the pan in a single layer
Cook without touching for 1 minute
Flip shrimp and cook for an additional minute
Once shrimp is light pink and cooked through, remove from the pan and set aside on a plate
Reduce stove top heat to medium-high and add a drizzle of olive oil to the hot pan
Toss in the peppers and zucchini and cook until they are slightly browned and starting to soften. Once cooked remove from pan, and set aside
Drizzle more olive oil into the pan, and add broccoli florets and carrots, seasoning wit salt and pepper to taste
Sautee for 2 minutes, and then add 2 tablespoons of water, cover with lid and let steam for 3 minutes
Drain any excess water, and add back in the zucchini, peppers and more olive oil
Add in the Hungry Squirrel Keto Sweet & Spicy Chili Sauce, returning pan to high heat
Once the sauce starts to simmer, return shrimp to the pan, tossing everything together
Cook for about another minute, letting sauce start to thicken
Remove the pan from the heat, and squeeze some fresh lemon juice over top and serve