Sesame Shrimp

I made this Sesame Shrimp dish in April, but I never got the chance to post the recipe.  The recipe is modified from and is very easy to pull together for an quick dinner option.



Sesame Shrimp

Prep time: 15 mins  Cook time: 15 mins

Serves: 4


1/4 cup soy sauce
1 tablespoon seasoned rice vinegar
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 tablespoon cooking oil (canola or vegetable)
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 package mushroom, sliced (6 – 8 ounces or any variety)
2 small zucchini, sliced 1/4 inch thick
1 carrot, sliced diagonally 1/4 inch thick
1 1/2 lbs shelled and deveined shrimp
2 scallion, chopped
1 tablespoon crushed sesame seeds


In a small bowl, whisk soy sauce, vinegar and sesame oil

In a large wok, place 1 tablespoon cooking oil and garlic. Turn heat on high and quickly stir-fry the carrots, zucchini and mushrooms until they start becoming tender. Add the shrimp stir-fry until the shrimp are cooked. Add the scallions and soy sauce mixture and toss until throughly mixed. Sprinkle sesame seed for garnish. Serve with steamed rice.


5 thoughts on “Sesame Shrimp

  1. Beautiful dish. I love to come to your blog and see the title and sing that 10,000 Maniacs song..or were you going for the Queen song.. That shrimp in the picture is mesmerizing.

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