Brain & Energy Boosters
Shrimp is rich in protein as well as selenium, a mineral that studies suggest may be important for brain functions such as coordination, memory and cognition. Broccoli and bok choy are both good sources of vitamin K and folate, the latter of which helps the body convert carbohydrates to energy.
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1. In a cup, whisk together coconut aminos, sriracha, hoisin and honey. In a small ramekin, mix arrowroot with water until arrowroot dissolves.
2. In a large skillet on high, heat avocado oil. Add broccoli and sauté until bright green and beginning to get tender, 1 to 2 minutes. Add snow peas, bell pepper and bok choy, season with one-half of salt and sauté until tender, 1 to 2 minutes. Add white parts of onions, garlic and ginger; sauté until fragrant, about 1 minute.
3. Add shrimp to skillet; season with remaining one-half of salt and sauté until turning pink, 1 to 2 minutes. Pour in coconut aminos mixture; season with pepper and sauté until shrimp are cooked through and everything is coated with sauce, about 1 minute. Reduce heat to medium, add arrowroot mixture and stir until sauce thickens. Turn off heat; stir in sesame oil. Serve over cauliflower rice (if using). Sprinkle with green parts of onions.
Make Ahead: You can make stir-fry and rice up to 3 days ahead; cover and refrigerate separately. Reheat and assemble before eating.
- Serving Size 1/4 of recipe
- Calories 231
- Carbohydrate Content 18 g
- Cholesterol Content 159 mg
- Fat Content 8 g
- Fiber Content 4 g
- Protein Content 23 g
- Saturated Fat Content 1 g
- Sodium Content 833 mg
- Sugar Content 10 g
- Monounsaturated Fat Content 4 g
- Polyunsaturated Fat Content 2.5 g