Spicy Shrimp Stir Fry

How to make a Spicy Shrimp Stir Fry.

Ingredients: Serves 4

  • 1 lb shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 6 oz sugar snap peas
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 3 jalapeño peppers
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil or olive oil, + more if needed
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste

For the Spicy Sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1.5 tablespoon gochujang
  • 1.5 tablespoons hot paprika
  • 4 tablespoons sesame oil
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch mixed with 1 tablespoon water
  • Sesame seeds, spicy red pepper flakes, fresh chopped parsley, extra sliced peppers (for garnish)


  1. Heat the oil in a pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Season the shrimp with salt and pepper and cook them for 2-3 minutes per side, until they are cooked through.
  3. Remove and set aside.
  4. Add more oil if needed and add the snap peas, broccoli and peppers.
  5. Cook them for 8-9 minutes to soften, stirring often.
  6. Make the sauce by whisking together the gochujang, hot paprika, sesame oil, soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, honey, garlic powder, ginger and chicken stock in a bowl.
  7. Pour the sauce into the pan with the vegetables.
  8. Bring to a boil and simmer for 3 minutes.
  9. Add the corn starch slurry and stir.
  10. It should thicken quickly.
  11. Add the shrimp back to the pan and heat them through for about 2 minutes.
  12. Serve with cooked rice or noodles.
  13. Garnish with sesame seeds, spicy red pepper flakes, fresh chopped parsley and extra sliced peppers.
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