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Spicy Black Pepper Shrimp Bowl

Make your own healthy version of a yummy take-out favorite.

food

Spicy Black Pepper Shrimp Bowl

Make your own healthy version of a yummy take-out favorite.

Ingredients

Spicy Black Pepper Shrimp Bowl

  • 1 pound large shrimp, deveined and shelled
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon coconut sugar
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup sugar snap peas
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 1/2 lg. red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • Steamed brown rice, for serving
  • Sesame seeds, for garnish

Sauce

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon hoisin sauce
  • 3 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon arrowroot starch

Steps

Spicy Black Pepper Shrimp Bowl

  1. Heat olive oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add in the shrimp, coconut sugar, salt, and pepper, and cook in olive oil until they turn pink on both sides, flipping occasionally. Remove cooked shrimp and set aside.
  3. Add the garlic, snap peas, onion, red pepper, carrot, and cook, stirring occasionally, until mostly tender. Turn up the heat and stir-fry the mixture quickly until everything is well mixed and heated through and sauce is thickened, about 4-6 minutes.
  4. Add sauce and shrimp back into pan and heat through.
  5. Serve over steamed brown rice in a bowl and top with sesame seeds, if desired.

Sauce

  1. In a small bowl, combine all the sauce ingredients. Set aside.