Bill Phillips Back To Fit Recipes: Singapore Shrimp

Stir-fry sweet-and-spicy shrimp over steamed rice with soybeans and put your diet on a beautifully seasoned path!
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This Asian-inspired meal can be made for dinner or lunch. It can help you meet your daily macros and still instigate arousal in your taste buds! When you need a meal to pick you up, this will do the trick. The soy beans are perfect on the side. Above all, this is a nutritious meal that gives you energy and power for your workouts.

Servings: 4
Preparation time: 25 minutes

  • 4 portions jasmine rice (about 1 cup uncooked)
  • 1 package (12 oz) soybeans in the pod
  • 4 portions (1 lb) raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1-1/2 tsp corn starch
  • 1/8 tsp white pepper
  • 1/4 cup fat-free, reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 2 tbsp lite soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp chili garlic sauce (found in the Asian foods section)
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and minced
  • 1/4 cup egg substitute
  1. Prepare jasmine rice according to package directions; keep warm.
  2. While the rice is cooking, prepare soybeans (edamame) according to package directions.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl, stir together shrimp, corn starch, and white pepper; set aside.
  4. In a small mixing bowl, combine chicken broth, ketchup, soy sauce, rice vinegar, and chili garlic sauce; set aside.
  5. Heat oil in a wok or large skillet over high heat. Add garlic, ginger, shallot, and jalapeno; stir-fry for 30 seconds. Add shrimp mixture to the wok or skillet and stir-fry for 2 minutes. Then add the chicken broth mixture and stir-fry for 1 more minute.
  6. While stirring, slowly pour the egg substitute into the shrimp mixture. Continue to cook— stirring constantly—for another 30 seconds.
  7. Divide the rice into four portions. Spoon a portion of shrimp over each serving of rice. Place a fourth of the soybeans on each plate, serve and enjoy!
Tasteful Tip

Soybeans in the pod are commonly referred to by their Japanese name edamame [eh-dah-MAH-meh]. They are a delicious, nutritious, protein-rich vegetable! To eat, simply use your fingers to push the seeds from the pod.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: Recipe makes 4 servings
Amount per serving
Calories 486
Total Fat 14g
Total Carbs 58g
Protein 35g

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