Here is a quick and easy stir fry dish that we made healthy by serving on a bed of chopped cabbage instead of rice, delicious!
Keep reading to see the special award that Kelly from Eat Yourself Skinny sent to me and to see who I am giving the award to!
Shrimp Ginger Stir Fry
Makes 2 servings
1 tablespoons cornstarch
¼ cup orange juice
3 tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce
2 tbsp rice wine vinegar
1 tbsp honey
1 tsp walnut oil
1/2 lb uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 tbsp grated fresh ginger
1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
½ cup julienned carrots
½ cup julienned yellow pepper
½ cup sliced mushrooms
½ cup fresh pea pods
¼ cup thinly sliced green onions
1 ½ cups thinly chopped cabbage (or rice if you prefer)
In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and orange juice until smooth. Stir in the soy sauce, vinegar, honey and set aside.
Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet or wok. Add the shrimp and stir fry for about 30 seconds. Add ginger, garlic and red pepper flakes, cook 1-2 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Remove shrimp from pan and keep warm.
In the same pan, add the sliced carrots, mushrooms and yellow bell pepper and stir fry for 1 minute. Add the broth mixture and bring to a boil, stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Add the pea pods, onions and shrimp mixture; heat through. Serve immediately over a bed of thinly chopped cabbage, enjoy!
Kelly at Eat Yourself Skinny was very kind to bestow an award to me! You must check out her blog, she features healthy and delicious recipes without all the guilt and calories, and she is a fabulous and entertaining writer!
And the rules are that I get to share 7 things about me that you probably didn't already know, and then I am supposed to send this to 15 other bloggers who have versatile, creative and awesome blogs....... here you go!
- Nine times out of ten I will choose a piece of cheese over a piece of chocolate.
- I hate shopping of any kind and will avoid it until the last possible minute.
- I am excited to become an Aunt to my brothers first child this year!
- One of my goals is to visit every National Park in the US, with 388 parks, I have a lot of parks to visit, 384 to be exact.
- I haven't seen a movie in the theater since 2004.
- My hair has been every color of the rainbow at some point in my life, sometimes at once.
- It's the cat that decides where WE sleep on the bed at night.
These are just some of the bloggers that I would like to pass the Versatile Blogger Award to, they have all earned it with their creative blogs and well written content!
Letiza @ Cooking For Friends
The Souper @ Prep 2 Eat
Sarah @ Pearl and Pine
Jeanne @ Simple Math Bakery
Amanda @ Two Girls On The Go
Jessica @ Cajunlicious
Steph @ Steph's Bite by Bite
Lisa @ The Suburban Gourmet
The Saturday Evening Pot
Joy @ Joy's Misadventures
Mikaela @ Baguette Taste, Wonder Bread Budget
Little Corner of Mine
Daksha @ Vegetarian Recipes World
Jess @ Hungry Harps
Nuts About Food
Now, I just want to say that I know these award posts are time consuming to respond to and when they start going around some people get multiple awards and it can get a little ridiculous, so if you want to respond and pass it around, go for it, but please don't feel obligated, we understand!