A stir fry is a great one-dish meal to whip up at any time of the year, but I grow especially fond of them in the fall and winter months. They’re extremely simple, quick and easy to adjust to your personal taste buds, plus they’re nice and warm for when you come in from the cold. You can add in whatever veggies you like, change up the meat from shrimp to beef or chicken, or add in extra flavours if you like your dishes more/less spicy or sweet.

Or, of course, you could just follow this exact recipe and enjoy the flavourful concoction I’ve come to swear by! The sauce is irresistible and when you’re hungry it’s an extremely quick fix since it only takes about 15-20 minutes to make. Enjoy!

Shrimp and Veggie Stir Fry
Author: Kate Bialowas
Recipe type: Main
Ingredients
SHRIMP & VEGGIES
  • 1 cup rice
  • 10-15 shrimp
  • olive oil
  • 1 broccoli crown, chopped
  • ⅓ pack of sliced white mushrooms
  • half of a yellow pepper, sliced
  • handful of green beans, sliced
  • ⅓ cup soy sauce
  • ⅓ cup maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp bottled garlic (or 3 mined garlic cloves)
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
Instructions
  1. Cook rice in rice cooker or on stove top, keep warm
  2. Place olive oil in large pan, cook shrimp on medium heat
  3. Add broccoli, mushrooms, yellow peppers and green beans to pan and cook well
  4. In a small bowl whisk together soy sauce, maple syrup, brown sugar, garlic and sesame oil
  5. Add sauce to pan and mix until sauce is warm and veggies are crisp
  6. Plate and serve over rice

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If you're looking for one pot meals to feed your family on nights you can't be bothered to cook anything complicated, this shrimp and veggie stir fry recipe is a must try! You can add whatever veggies you like, change up the meat from shrimp to beef or chicken, and if you're looking for veggie recipes, you can omit the protein altogether. This is the perfect comfort food for the fall and winter months, but light enough for summer. Enjoy!

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Kate
Wellness and Food Editor at Meraki Lane
Kate is a freelance lifestyle writer based in Toronto, Canada. She’s always had a passion for the written word, and after interning at publications such as FASHION Magazine and The Kit, she knew she had to take her passion to the next level. When she’s not sharing her love for styling outfits, home cooked meals, fitness endeavours and home décor, she’s probably taking a hot yoga class or watching the latest series on Netflix.

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