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Shrimp and Scallion Stir-Fry


Stir-frying is a smart shortcut to a healthy dinner in 20 minutes or less.

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  • Servings: 4

Source: Everyday Food, January/February 2010


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon red-pepper flakes
  • 2 bunches scallions, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • Coarse salt
  • Cooked rice, for serving


  1. Heat a large skillet or wok over high until hot. Add oil and swirl to coat skillet. Add shrimp and stir until almost entirely pink, 1 to 2 minutes. Add garlic and red-pepper flakes and stir until fragrant, 30 seconds. Add scallions and stir until bright green, about 1 minute. Add lemon juice and 2 tablespoons water. Cook, scraping up any browned bits from skillet, about 1 minute. Season with salt and serve over rice.


To make this recipe as prepared on "The Martha Stewart Show," use only 1 bunch scallions.

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