Sweet and Sour Shrimp with Broccoli Recipe

Sweet and Sour Shrimp with Broccoli Recipe

How To Make Sweet and Sour Shrimp with Broccoli

Lovers of Asian food will love this shrimp and broccoli recipe. It has a sweet and sour sauce and prepping and cooking takes just half an hour.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 3tbspketchup
  • 3tbspsoy sauce
  • 4tspsugar
  • 1tbspAsian chili sauce,(such as sambal oelek)
  • 2tbspcornstarch
  • tbsprice vinegar
  • 1cuplow sodium chicken broth
  • 3tbspvegetable oil
  • 1bunchscallions,finely sliced, light and dark green parts divided
  • 2tbspfresh ginge,finely chopped
  • 3clovesgarlic,chopped
  • 2lbsshrimp,peeled and deveined, thawed if frozen
  • cupsbroccoli florets


  1. In a medium bowl, combine the ketchup, soy sauce, sugar, chile sauce, cornstarch and rice vinegar. Whisk until completely smooth, then whisk in the chicken broth. Set aside.

  2. Set a large nonstick pan over medium-high heat. Add the oil and heat until shimmering. Add the light green scallions, ginger, and garlic and cook, stirring frequently, until soft, for about 2 minutes. Do not brown.

  3. Add the shrimp and cook, stirring frequently, until mostly pink and curled, but not cooked through. Add the sauce and broccoli to the pan.

  4. Cook, stirring frequently, until the sauce is thickened and the shrimp and broccoli are cooked through. Sprinkle the dark green scallions over top and serve with rice.


  • Calories: 230.07kcal
  • Fat: 8.98g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.95g
  • Trans Fat: 0.08g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.44g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.79g
  • Carbohydrates: 13.81g
  • Fiber: 0.80g
  • Sugar: 5.44g
  • Protein: 23.52g
  • Cholesterol: 190.51mg
  • Sodium: 1434.01mg
  • Calcium: 118.66mg
  • Potassium: 428.86mg
  • Iron: 1.15mg
  • Vitamin A: 138.62µg
  • Vitamin C: 32.38mg
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