Asian Shrimp With Pea Pods & Bell Peppers

Asian Shrimp With Pea Pods & Bell Peppers

Five-spice powder adds a sweet and spicy flavor to this colorful Asian inspired recipe.

15 min. prep time
4 servings
151 Rating


1 pound medium (31 to 35 count) fresh shrimp, peeled, deveined*
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 tablespoon Chinese five-spice powder
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
5 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter
3/4 pound fresh snow peas, strings removed
1/2 cup matchstick cut carrots
4 green onions, cut diagonally into 1/2-inch pieces
1 large red bell pepper, cut into 1/2- to 1-inch pieces
2/3 cup chicken broth
1/2 cup orange marmalade
1/3 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup rice vinegar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
Chopped peanuts, if desired
2 cups hot cooked rice


Dry shrimp on paper towels. Combine 2 tablespoons cornstarch, five-spice powder and garlic powder in large resealable plastic food bag; add shrimp. Seal bag; shake to coat.

Melt 3 tablespoons butter in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until sizzling. Add coated shrimp; cook, stirring often, 2-3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Remove shrimp to bowl; keep warm.

Add remaining 2 tablespoons butter to same skillet. Cook over medium heat until sizzling; add snow peas, carrots, onions and bell pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, 3-4 minutes or until vegetables are crisply tender.

Combine all remaining ingredients except peanuts and rice in bowl; mix well. Pour into skillet with vegetables; cook 1-2 minutes or until mixture comes to a boil and thickens. Stir in shrimp. Continue cooking until heated through; add peanuts, if desired. Serve over rice. 

*Substitute 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into 1-inch pieces. Cook 4-5 minutes.

Recipe Tip

Look for Chinese five-spice powder in the spice section of the supermarket.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 560

Fat: 17g

Cholesterol: 210mg

Sodium: 2250mg

Carbohydrates: 70g

Dietary Fiber: 5g

Protein: 31g

Recipe #14550©2011Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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