Shrimp & Cashew Stir-Fry

Shrimp and Cashew Stir Fry

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Shrimp and Cashew Stir Fry

Shrimp & Cashew Stir-Fry

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 6


  • 1 tbsp Cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup Dry white wine
  • 1/4 cup Chicken stock
  • 2 tbsp Canola oil
  • 1 pound Uncooked medium to large shrimp - peeled & deveined
  • 4 cups Fresh stir-fry veggies (broccoli, carrots, pea pods, peppers, etc)
  • 2 to 3 cloves Garlic - minced
  • 1 tsp Fresh grated ginger - optional
  • 1/3 cup Cashews - save a few for garnish
  • 1 to 3 tsp Soy sauce
  • 1 tsp Sesame oil
  • 3 Scallions - optional


  • Whisk together first three ingredients in a bowl and set aside.
  • Heat canola oil over med-high heat in a large sauté pan or wok.
  • Add shrimp and cook on one side for about a minute.
  • Flip over shrimp and cook another minute or so until it just turns pink.
  • Add the stir fry veggies and cook over medium to high heat for a minute or two, stirring often.
  • Add garlic and cook another 30 seconds, stirring constantly.
  • Add cornstarch mixture and ginger to the pan.
  • Bring to a boil until sauce thickens.
  • If too thick add a bit more stock.
  • Add sesame oil and soy sauce to taste.
  • Add cashews.
  • Serve over steamed white or brown rice.
  • Garnish with extra cashews and scallions on top.



Calories: 251kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 123mg | Sodium: 207mg | Potassium: 540mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 6224IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 89mg | Iron: 2mg

This website provides approximate nutrition information for convenience and as a courtesy only. Nutrition data is gathered primarily from the USDA Food Composition Database, whenever available, or otherwise other online calculators.

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  1. When do you add the cashews? The recipe only says to add extra cashews for garnish.

    1. Amy Hanten says:

      Hi Susie. Thanks for catching that! I fixed the recipe. You add them right at the end. You can save a few to garnish the top before serving if you like. -Amy

  2. Amy Hanten says:

    Hi Marinne. Served over rice this serves about 4. Thanks!

  3. How many does this serve?