Fish and Shellfish: Shellfish Dishes: Shrimp and Pluot Stir-Fry

A healthy sweet-sour dish that provides two fruit and veggie servings.

Author: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Date: June 07, 2007

Serves: 2 person(s)

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 10 mins


    1 tsp safflower oil
    1 clove garlic, minced
    1/2 tsp grated ginger
    2 green onions, chopped
    1 tsp cornstarch
    1/4 cup chicken broth
    2 Tbsp sherry
    1 tsp soy sauce
    1 tsp brown sugar
    1/2 lb shrimp, shelled, de-veined
    4 pluots, sliced
    4 oz water chestnuts
    1/4 lb broccoli, diagonally sliced


    Heat oil in wok or fry pan on moderate to high heat. Add garlic, ginger and onions and stir-fry 1 minute. Add cornstarch and stir to coat garlic mixture.

    In a separate bowl, combine chicken broth, sherry, soy sauce and brown sugar. Pour into stir-fried mixture.

    Stir in shrimp, pluots, water chestnuts and broccoli and cook for up to 5 minutes, until shrimp and vegetables are cooked through.

Microwave Directions:

    Combine oil, garlic, ginger and onions in a microwave-safe casserole dish. Cook on high for 30 seconds.

    Add cornstarch, chicken broth, sherry, soy sauce and brown sugar; stir. Microwave on high for 1 minute.

    Stir in shrimp, pluots, water chestnuts and broccoli. Cover, cook on high 2 to 3 minutes, stirring once.


    Serve with steamed rice, if desired.

    Serving suggestion is not included in the nutritional analysis.

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Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:377 cals
Kilojoules:1,578 kJ
Fat:4.7 g
Carbohydrates:53.0 g
Protein:27.6 g
Cholesterol:173.0 mg
Sodium:469 mg
Saturated Fat:0.6 g
Fiber:8.0 g
Calcium:109.0 mg
Total Sugars:28.0 g

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