MI Coop Kitchen

Shrimp with Snow Peas Stir-Fry

Recipe by
Cherryland Electric Cooperative  
25 minutes
Prep: 20 minutes | Cook: 5 minutes | Servings: Serves 4


  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon dry sherry or cooking wine
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons peanut (or other vegetable) oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced ginger
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1/2 pound snow peas
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup chicken stock (can substitute bouillon)
  • 4 green onions, white and light green parts, sliced diagonally
  • 2 teaspoons dark roasted sesame oil


  1. Marinate the shrimp: Mix the first three ingredients in a large bowl, then add the shrimp. Toss to coat; let sit for 15-20 minutes while you prepare the peas, ginger, and garlic.
  2. Stir-fry ginger and garlic: Heat a wok or large sauté pan over high heat for 1 minute. Add the peanut oil and let it get hot, about 30 seconds. Add the ginger and garlic and toss to combine. Stir-fry about 30 seconds.
  3. Add shrimp, snow peas, soy sauce, stock; stir-fry: Add the shrimp and marinade to the pan. Add the snow peas, soy sauce, and stock. Stir-fry until the shrimp turns pink, about 2 minutes.
  4. Add green onions, finish with sesame oil: Add the onions and stir-fry 1 more minute. Turn off heat and add the sesame oil. Toss to combine and serve with steam rice.

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