Stir-Fry Black Pepper Shrimp

Stir-Fry Black Pepper Shrimp

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 7 min
  • Total: 17 min
  • Serving: 4 Servings

Serve these succulent wok-fried pieces of shrimp and vegetable over steamed white rice.


  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 16 large shrimp, peeled and deveined, tail on
  • 1 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper, fresh ground
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup julienned red pepper
  • 1/2 cup julienned green pepper
  • 4 scallions, thinly sliced


  1. Place a large wok over high heat and add 2 tablespoons oil, tilting the pan to coat the entire bottom.
  2. When the oil begins to shimmer, add the shrimp and cook without stirring for 20 seconds, then stir in the pepper, garlic and ginger and stir-fry for 2 minutes.
  3. Pour in the soy sauce and toss the mixture to coat, and then remove the shrimp and place aside.
  4. Put an additional tablespoon of oil into the wok and then add the vegetables and cook for 2 minutes. Transfer the shrimp back to the bowl and toss the mixture to combine.
  5. Cook the shrimp mixture for 1 additional minute and then serve immediately in a bowl topped over rice.


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