shrimp stir fry recipe

Szechuan Shrimp Stir Fry

Easy to make and tasty shrimp recipe that's ready in 20 minutes.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword shrimp recipe, shrimp stir fry, Szechuan recipe, Szechuan shrimp
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 290 kcal
Author Rena


  • 1 ½ lb Raw Jumbo Shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 Tbsp Sesame or Vegetable oil
  • 2 Bell Peppers different colors, chopped
  • 1 ½ Cup Snap Peas
  • 6 Green Onions sliced to 1.5-inch pieces, plus more to garnish
  • 1 Tsp Sesame Seeds

For the Szechuan sauce:

  • ¼ Cup Reduced Sodium Soy Sauce
  • 2 Tbsp Maple Syrup
  • 2 Tbsp Rice Vinegar
  • 2 Garlic Cloves pressed
  • 2 Tsp Sriracha Sauce
  • ½ Tsp Chili Flakes
  • ½ Tsp Chinese Five Spice Powder
  • ½ Tsp Ground Ginger Powder
  • ½ Tbsp Cornstarch


  1. Start by making the Szechuan sauce. In a small bowl, whisk together all the ingredients, then set aside.

  2. Heat oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat, then add veggies and stir fry for 3-4 minutes.

  3. Stir in shrimp and continue to stir fry for 2 minutes, or until shrimp starts to curl.

  4. Add in the Szechuan sauce and cook for 2-3 minutes more, until shrimp is fully cooked through and sauce thickens.

  5. Sprinkle with chopped green onions and sesame seeds and serve. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutritional facts:

Please keep in mind that the nutritional information is calculated using a nutrition facts calculator. It is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.

Nutrition Facts
Szechuan Shrimp Stir Fry
Amount Per Serving
Calories 290 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 429mg 143%
Sodium 1929mg 80%
Potassium 436mg 12%
Total Carbohydrates 18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 11g
Protein 38g 76%
Vitamin A 50.3%
Vitamin C 134.1%
Calcium 30.4%
Iron 30.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.