Brown Sugar–Glazed Shrimp
  • 1/4cup brown sugar
  • 1tablespoon coarse-ground prepared mustard
  • 1tablespoon low-sodium, gluten-free tamari or soy sauce
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 8ounces raw shrimp, peeled, deveined, and tails removed
  • 1tablespoon peanut oil
  • 1 carrot, julienned
  • 1/2bunch scallions, juliennedwhite parts only; save green tops to slice and cook in rice
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, thinly sliced into 2-inch sections
  • 2cups cooked white or brown basmati rice
  1. Combine brown sugar, mustard, soy sauce, and cayenne pepper in a medium bowl. Add shrimp, coat well, and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Quickly cook carrot, scallions, and bell pepper until hot but still crisp. Remove from pan.
  3. Increase heat to high and add shrimp in a single layer. Cook for 2–3 minutes, without turning, until shrimp are pink on the pan side and sauce is caramelized. Turn and cook for 1–2 minutes more. Add vegetables and heat through. Serve over cooked rice with scallion greens.
  4. Reserve half the shrimp and half the rice for day two.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Brown Sugar–Glazed Shrimp
Amount Per Serving
Calories 580
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 173mg 58%
Sodium 625mg 26%
Total Carbohydrates 92g 31%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Protein 60g 120%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

PER SERVING: 580 cal, 15% fat cal, 10g fat, 2g sat fat, 173mg chol, 60g protein, 92g carb, 2g fiber, 625mg sodium