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One Skillet Shrimp and Cabbage Stir-Fry

Seriously quick and easy shrimp and cabbage stir-fry, infused with aromatic garlic, ginger and sesame oil, comes together in less than 30 min!


  • 3 tablespoons toasted sesame oil, divided
  • 3 tablespoons grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 lb large shrimp, 31-40 shrimp per pound
  • 6 scallions, sliced
  • ½ red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 (16oz) bag coleslaw mix
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1-2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro

For serving (optional):

  • Steamed rice
  • Wonton strips
  • Sesame seeds


  • Heat 2 tablespoons of sesame oil in large skillet over medium high heat.
  • Stir in ginger and garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  • Add shrimp and cook until they are opaque and pink, 2-3 minutes.
  • Remove the shrimp onto a plate.
  • Add the remaining 1 tablespoon of sesame oil.
  • Add minced scallion whites, coleslaw mix, bell pepper strips. Cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring frequently. Season with salt.
  • Stir in soy sauce, adjust the amount to your taste.
  • Add shrimp, cilantro and toss to combine.
  • Sprinkle sesame seeds and scallion greens. Serve with wontons strips, if desired.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1serving, Calories: 233kcal, Carbohydrates: 10.3g, Protein: 25.1g, Fat: 11.1g, Cholesterol: 182.5mg, Sodium: 558.1mg, Sugar: 5.1g
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