Post Workout Meal – Spicy Shrimp and Vegetable Stir-Fry

This protein-rich meal delivers a load of the antioxidants called carotenoids. These powerful nutrients fight damage done to your cells during exercise.


Preparation (Serves 4)

Combine first 6 ingredients in a bowl. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add soy sauce mixture; cook until lightly thickened, about 1 minute. Add vegetables and red pepper flakes. Cook, stirring constantly, until vegetables are soft, about 1 minute. Add shrimp and 1/4 cup water. Cook, stirring often, until shrimp are just cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes more. Divide among 4 bowls; serve immediately.


1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce 
1/4 cup sake 
2 tbsp sugar 
1 tbsp dark (toasted) sesame oil 
1 tbsp chopped garlic 
1 tbsp finely chopped or grated ginger 
1 cup large-diced red bell pepper 
1 cup large-diced green bell pepper 
1 cup large-diced onion 
1 cup cubed cabbage 
1 cup sliced carrot 
1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
24 large shrimp, shelled and deveined

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

Calories  301

Fat  7g

Saturated Fat  1g

Cholesterol  -

Sodium  -

Carbohydrate  24g

Fiber  3g

Protein  32g

Calcium  -

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