Orange Shrimp

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Cook Time: 15 min.
Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RD & Liz Weiss, MS, RD
Serve this easy orange and sesame shrimp atop aromatic jasmine rice.


  • 1 to 2 Tbs canola or peanut oil
  • 1 lb large (16-20 count) shrimp, (shelled and deveined)
  • 1/2 lb snow peas, trimmed
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2 Tbs honey
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 Tbs toasted sesame seeds optional


  • Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over high heat. Add the shrimp and snow peas and cook, stirring frequently, for just 1 to 2 minutes. Whisk together the orange juice, honey, cornstarch, cumin, and salt and add to the skillet. Bring to a simmer, stirring constantly, and continue to simmer and stir gently until the sauce thickens and the shrimp cook through, about 2 minutes. Sprinkle with sesame seeds if desired. Serve immediately.
Recipe courtesy of the National Fisheries Institute

Nutrition Facts

Calories 339
  Calories from Fat 62 (18%)
(11%)Total Fat 7g
(4%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
(57%)Cholesterol 172mg
(17%)Sodium 408mg
(23%)Potassium 822mg
Total Carbohydrate 43g
(9%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 37g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(54%)Protein 27g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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