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Shrimp Stir Fry With Broccoli & Cashews

Prawn & Broccoli Stir-Fry With Cashews

  • Author: Irena Macri
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: Main
  • Method: Stir-Fry
  • Cuisine: Asian

Description

This quick and easy paleo stir-fry with shrimp, cashew nuts and broccoli takes less than 30 minutes and is gluten-free, low-carb and Whole30 friendly. You can serve it as is or add regular rice on the side.


Ingredients

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  • 1 small head of broccoli (1/2 large head), cut into small florets
  • 1+1/2 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1/2 long red chili, diced
  • 1 tablespoon of finely diced or grated ginger
  • 1/2 cup roasted cashew nuts
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 3 tablespoons coconut aminos (or Tamari wheat-free soy sauce)
  • 1 teaspoon honey (omit for Whole30/Keto)
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • Juice of 1/4 lemon or 1/2 lime (about 12 tablespoons of juice)
  • 250 g / 8 oz raw peeled prawns/shrimp (frozen prawns can be defrosted ahead of time)
  • 2 large cloves garlic, finely diced

Instructions

  1. Bring a kettle of water to a boil. Pour a few cups of boiling hot water to a pot and place over high heat. Add the broccoli and cook for 2 minutes. Strain and rinse under cold water. Set aside.
  2. In the meantime, heat coconut oil in a large frying pan or a wok. Add the chilli, ginger and cashew nuts and stir-fry for a minute, stirring frequently.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the fish sauce, coconut aminos, honey, sesame oil and lemon or lime juice.
  4. Add the prawns to the pan and stir through for a minute, then add the garlic and stir for 30 more seconds.
  5. Finally add the pre-cooked broccoli and the sauce and stir-fry together for a minute. Serve right away, while still nice and hot.

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