Cashew Stir Fry Shrimp

cashew stir fry shrimp

Enjoy the delightful flavors of tender shrimp and crunchy cashews in this savory stir fry dish. Perfect for a quick and delicious meal!


  • 500g shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup roasted cashew nuts
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1-inch piece of ginger, minced
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth or water
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Fresh cilantro or green onions for garnish


  1. Prepare the Shrimp:
    • Pat the shrimp dry with paper towels. Season lightly with salt and pepper.
  2. Stir Fry:
    • Heat 1 tbsp of vegetable oil in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat.
    • Add the shrimp and stir fry for 2-3 minutes until pink and cooked through. Remove shrimp from the skillet and set aside.
  3. Vegetables:
    • In the same skillet, add the remaining 1 tbsp of vegetable oil.
    • Add garlic and ginger, stir fry for 30 seconds until fragrant.
    • Add sliced onions, red bell pepper, and green bell pepper. Stir fry for 2-3 minutes until vegetables are tender-crisp.
  4. Sauce:
    • In a small bowl, mix together soy sauce, oyster sauce, hoisin sauce, sugar, sesame oil, and chicken broth or water.
    • Pour the sauce mixture into the skillet with the vegetables. Stir well to combine and let it simmer for 1-2 minutes until slightly thickened.
  5. Combine:
    • Add the cooked shrimp back into the skillet along with roasted cashew nuts. Stir everything together until well coated with the sauce and heated through.
  6. Serve:
    • Transfer the Cashew Stir Fry Shrimp to a serving dish.
    • Garnish with fresh cilantro or green onions.

Enjoy this Cashew Stir Fry Shrimp hot over steamed rice or noodles for a satisfying meal packed with flavors and textures! Adjust the seasoning and spice level according to your preference for a personalized touch.