Recipe of the Week: Sesame Shrimp With Asian Greens Rice Bowl

mag813 July 20, 2017 0
Recipe of the Week: Sesame Shrimp With Asian Greens Rice Bowl


  • ½ cup ponzu sauce
  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced or pressed
  • ¼ teaspoon red chile flakes
  • 1 pound large shrimp, shelled and deveined with tails removed
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 5 cups rainbow swiss chard, chopped with hearty stems removed
  • 6 green onions, chopped
  • 2 cups fresh spinach leaves
  • 1 cup shelled edamame
  • 4 cups cooked brown rice
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds


  1. In a medium size bowl, whisk the ponzu sauce, grated ginger, sesame oil, garlic and red chile flakes. Add the shrimp to the sauce and toss to coat. Set aside the shrimp to marinade for 30 minutes in the refrigerator up to 1 hour.
  2. In a large pan or a wok, bring the heat to high and add the oil to the pan. Add half of the shrimp and cook for 2-3 minutes until cooked on one side then stir the shrimp quickly with a wooden spoon or tongs for another minute until the shrimp is browned on each side. Transfer the shrimp to a bowl and add a bit more oil of needed then add the rest of the shrimp, repeating the cooking process, and transfer to the bowl when cooked. Pour the remaining marinade in the pan and bring to a boil then scrape up the bits from the bottom of the pan. Add the green onions and cook for 1 minute. Add the swiss chard, spinach and edamame and cook, tossing often like stir fry for 1-2 minutes or until slightly wilted. Add the shrimp back to the greens and stir to combine. Garnish with more green onions and sesame seeds.
  3. Divide the brown rice to serving bowls and top with the shrimp and greens. Serve immediately with Sriracha sauce if you like it spicy.

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