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Honey Shrimp With Broccoli & Water Chestnuts

Quick and easy so why get take-out?
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Main, Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: copycat chinese take out, honey shrimp, stir fry with broccoli, stir fry with shrimp
Servings: 4
Calories: 300kcal


  • 1 lb large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 2 tbs vegetable oil
  • 8 oz can sliced water chestnuts drained
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 clove garlic finely minced
  • 2 tbs honey


  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 tbs low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tsp dark sesame oil
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger
  • 1 clove garlic finely minced
  • 2 tbs cornstarch


  • Pat shrimp dry with paper towels.
  • Add the cornstarch to a small bowl then add the remaining sauce ingredients; stir well
  • Heat the oil in a large, deep skillet or wok over high heat. Add the shrimp and garlic. Drizzle the shrimp with the honey.
  • Stir fry until shrimp are pink and lightly crusted and brown. Add the sliced water chestnuts.
  • Add the broccoli and stir fry until it is bright green.
  • Stir the sauce again so it's well blended and add to the shrimp and broccoli. Stir and bring to a boil. Cook for 1 minute to cook the cornstarch.
  • Serve immediately over rice.
  • 1/2 tsp of powdered ginger may be substituted.
  • If you want a little heat in this dish, sprinkle with a little red pepper flakes.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 300kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 288mg | Sodium: 1121mg | Potassium: 385mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 285IU | Vitamin C: 47mg | Calcium: 194mg | Iron: 4mg