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Moo Shu Shrimp - healthy and delicious meal

Moo Shu Shrimp

Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword shrimp
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Marinade shrimp 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 260 kcal


  • 1/2 pound shrimp peeled, deveined
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon rice wine
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 12 ounces napa cabbage cut into thin shreds
  • 1 carrot peeled, shredded
  • 1/2 red bell pepper cut into thin strips
  • 6 dried shitake mushrooms rehydrated in warm water for 30 minutes, trimmed, cut into strips
  • 1/3 cup rehydrated wood ear mushrooms cut into bite-size pieces; substitute more shitake mushrooms if you prefer
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 scallions cut into 1" lengths


  1. In a medium bowl, mix together shrimp, salt, rice wine and cornstarch; let marinate 20-30 minutes while you prepare the rest of the dish.

  2. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in non-stick wok or pan. Add napa cabbage, carrot, pepper, shitake mushrooms and wood ear mushrooms; stir-fry until cabbage is just done. Transfer vegetables to a large bowl. Rinse and clean wok.

    Moo Shu Shrimp - healthy and delicious meal
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in wok. Scramble eggs until cooked through; transfer eggs to bowl with cooked vegetables. 

  4. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in pan. Add shrimp and stir-fry until shrimp is just cooked through. 

    Moo Shu Shrimp - healthy and delicious meal
  5. Return cooked vegetables and eggs to wok with shrimp. Add soy sauce, rice wine and sesame oil; toss well. Add scallions and toss.

  6. Serve with hoisin sauce and Mandarin Pancakes or flour tortillas, if desired.

    Moo Shu Shrimp Pancakes - healthy and delicious meal in a wrap

Recipe Notes

For low-carb option, serve with lettuce wraps.

5 Freestyle points (without pancakes)

Nutrition Facts
Moo Shu Shrimp
Amount Per Serving
Calories 260 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 235mg78%
Sodium 820mg36%
Potassium 411mg12%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 3480IU70%
Vitamin C 46.3mg56%
Calcium 171mg17%
Iron 2.2mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.