Kung Pao Shrimp

with green beans and jasmine rice

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Cook Within: 3 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Mild

Contains: Wheat, Peanuts, Shellfish, Soy

Calories Conscious
A note about serious food allergies

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • ¾ cup Jasmine Rice
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper
  • 3 oz. Green Beans
  • 2 Green Onion
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    ½ oz. Roasted Peanuts
  • 2 Garlic Clove
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    8 oz. Shrimp
  • 2 tsp. Chopped Ginger
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    1 fl. oz. Starport Garlic Sesame Sauce
  • ¼ tsp. Red Pepper Flakes

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    482
  • Carbohydrates
    72g
  • Fat
    11g
  • Protein
    23g
  • Sodium
    1361mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Small Pot
  • 1 Large Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

  • Step 1 - Cook the Rice
    1

    Cook the Rice

    Bring a small pot with jasmine rice and 1½ cup water to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook until tender, 18-20 minutes. While rice cooks, prepare ingredients.

  • Step 2 - Prepare the Ingredients
    2

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Stem, seed, and slice red bell pepper into ¼"-thick strips. Trim ends off green beans. Cut into 1½" lengths. Trim and thinly slice green onions, keeping white and green portions separate. Coarsely chop peanuts. Mince garlic.

  • Step 3 - Sear the Shrimp
    3

    Sear the Shrimp

    Pat shrimp dry. Place a large non-stick pan over high heat. Add 2 tsp. olive oil and shrimp to hot pan. Cook until lightly browned, 1-2 minutes on each side. Transfer to a plate. Shrimp will finish cooking in a later step. Reserve pan; no need to wipe clean.

  • Step 4 - Cook the Vegetables
    4

    Cook the Vegetables

    Return pan used to sear shrimp to high heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil. Add garlic and ginger and cook until aromatic, 30 seconds. Add red bell pepper, green beans, and white portions of green onion and cook until vegetables are crisp tender, 4-6 minutes.

  • Step 5 - Finish the Stir Fry
    5

    Finish the Stir Fry

    Add ginger sesame sauce, ¼ cup water, and shrimp to pan and cook until sauce thickens lightly, 1-2 minutes. Add red pepper flakes (to taste) and season with salt and pepper to taste.

  • Step 6 - Finish the Dish
    6

    Finish the Dish

    Place rice on a plate and top with kung pao shrimp. Garnish with green portions of green onions and peanuts.

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