Shrimp and Pepper Stir-Fry


Shrimp and peppers take center stage in this simple but colorful stir-fry with lots of veggies. Serve over steamed rice or rice noodles.

pearl gray bowl of shrimp, snow pea, and red and yellow bell pepper stir-fry on rice
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
8 mins
Total Time:
28 mins



  • 1/2 cup chicken broth

  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce

  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper


  • 2 tablespoons peanut oil, divided

  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into thin strips

  • 1 yellow bell pepper, cut into thin strips

  • 1 red onion, cut into 1/4-inch wedges

  • 8 ounces snow peas, trimmed

  • 6 green onions, chopped

  • 1 1/2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined


  1. Whisk together chicken broth, soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, brown sugar, cornstarch, garlic powder, and crushed red pepper in a small bowl; set aside.

  2. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large wok or skillet over high heat. Add red pepper, yellow pepper, red onion, snow peas, and green onion, and saute until vegetables are crisp-tender, 3 to 4 minutes. Remove vegetables to a large bowl.

  3. Lower heat to medium-high and add remaining 1 tablespoon oil. Cook shrimp for 2 minutes, flipping over halfway through. Return vegetables to the wok. Stir sauce and pour over shrimp and vegetables; stir constantly until sauce comes to a simmer and thickens, about 1 to 2 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

353 Calories
10g Fat
21g Carbs
44g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 353
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 360mg 120%
Sodium 2309mg 100%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 44g
Vitamin C 136mg 680%
Calcium 218mg 17%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 717mg 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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