Harissa Shrimp Stir Fry
Looking for an easy and flavorful dinner? Harissa sauce is a Moroccan red pepper sauce that comes in varying spice levels. It could be added to any protein option for an easy way to spice up a meal! Using chickpeas as the starch for this recipe provides that extra boost of plant-based protein. Vary your stir-fry vegetables to add in your favorites! (For a low carbohydrate content recipe, omit chickpeas).
Makes 3 servings
Serving size: 2 1/2 cups
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Ingredients for harissa shrimp stir fry
- 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
- 1 12 oz bag of peeled, cooked frozen shrimp, tail off
- 1 10 oz jar of harissa sauce (Mina brand was used in this recipe)
- 2 cups stir fry vegetables, frozen
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tsp olive oil
- 1/4 cup water
Directions for harissa shrimp stir fry
- Place olive oil and garlic in a large skillet and cook over medium heat until fragrant, approximately 2 minutes.
- Add shrimp and cook until no longer cold. Remove to plate.
- In same skillet, cook stir fry vegetables per package directions and remove to plate.
- Put chickpeas, harissa sauce and water in skillet. Heat on medium heat until sauce is bubbling and chickpeas are softened and splitting, about 5 minutes.
- Add shrimp and vegetables back in and mix all ingredients together. Cook another 2-3 minutes or until everything is hot again.
- Serve immediately.
*Potassium amount for harissa sauce is not printed on jar. This recipe may contain more potassium than listed. But as a rule, red peppers are not as high in potassium as tomatoes and they are the main ingredient in harissa.
- calories: 386
- carbohydrate: 35g
- fat: 3.8g
- fiber: 6g
- potassium: 674mg
- protein: 45g
- sodium: 463mg
- sugar: 11.5g
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