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November 08, 2016 1 Comment

Thai food is a delicious cuisine that is sometimes hard to replicate at home, and often times not very macro-friendly. This Shrimp Stir-Fry with Peanut Sauce is super quick to make, has a delicious, flavorful sauce, and requires just a few ingredients that you probably already have on hand. Whether you're a seasoned Thai food lover or have never tasted it before, you'll absolutely love this dish - especially when it has such amazing macros! 

Nutrition Facts: 220 calories, 4 grams of fat, 18 grams of carbohydrates (5 grams of fiber), 31 grams of protein.

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

  • 5 tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 6 tablespoons powdered peanut butter
  • Juice of 2 limes (~ 60 grams)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 1 16 ounce bag raw shrimp, defrosted
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 150 grams raw broccoli, cut into florets
  • 150 grams bell pepper, julienned
  • 120 grams sliced yellow squash (1 small squash)
  • 120 grams ( ~ 1 cup) raw snow peas
  • Fresh cilantro (optional)

  1. Combine soy sauce, powdered peanut butter, lime juice, water, and garlic powder in a bowl. Set aside.
  2. Season shrimp with salt and pepper. Turn a skillet to medium-high, spray with cooking spray, and sauté shrimp for 4-5 minutes until pink and cooked through. Remove from pan and set aside.
  3. Spray pan again with cooking spray, reduce heat to medium, and add veggies. Sauté for 5 minutes until slightly softened but still crisp.
  4. Add sauce to the pan, and sauce with veggies until thickened for about 2 minutes.
  5. Add shrimp back to the pan, and toss with veggies and sauce.
  6. Garnish with fresh chopped cilantro, and serve with rice, cauliflower rice, or spaghetti squash to properly soak up the sauce

Meg Bush,
Recipe Developer & Food Blogger.

1 Response


February 18, 2017

This was soooo good! I doubled the recipe and it saved me during my 12 hour shifts!

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