Mayo Clinic Health System chef shares recipe for Sesame Ginger Shrimp -- in minutes

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - Dietitian’s Tip: This easy marinade is good on chicken, tofu, tempeh, pork and beef, and makes a great dip for kebabs. Serve shrimp over instant brown rice and stir fried vegetables


  • 6 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh minced ginger
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 12 ounces shrimp, peeled, deveined


  1. In a medium bowl, combine the soy sauce, brown sugar, oil, ginger, garlic and red pepper flakes.
  2. Add the shrimp; mix well.
  3. Place in the refrigerator to marinate for 30 minutes.
  4. Coat a nonstick medium sauté pan with cooking spray; heat to medium-high heat.
  5. Once hot, add the shrimp and sauté for about 1 minute.
  6. Add half of the marinade mixture to the pan and cook for another 30 seconds.
  7. Discard any leftover marinade.

Per serving (2 ounces): Calories 108, Fat 5 g, Monounsaturated fat 2 g, Saturated fat 1 g, Cholesterol 71 mg, Sodium 970 mg, Carbohydrate 6 g, Fiber 0 g, Protein 9 g

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