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garlic ginger shrimp with green onion and sesame seeds on top in a white bowl with black chop sticks picking up the shrimp

Garlic Ginger Shrimp

Garlicky ginger shrimp stir fried in soy sauce and green onion. This quick 15 minute meal is both flavorful and easy to make.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 16 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 221kcal
Author Dina


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger minced
  • 2 lb uncooked shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 6 tbsp soy sauce
  • 4 tsp white sugar
  • 5 green onions sliced


  • In a large skillet heat olive oil over medium heat. Add garlic and ginger, and stir for about 1 minute.
  • Add in the shrimp and cook over medium high heat until they develop a pinkish orange color. About 2-3 minutes. Careful not to over cook them.
  • Add in the soy sauce and sugar and stir for another minute.
  • Lastly, add in the green onion and serve over rice.



Calories: 221kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 381mg | Sodium: 2182mg | Potassium: 194mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Vitamin C: 8.7mg | Calcium: 234mg | Iron: 3.8mg