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Sesame shrimp with broccoli and lemon wedges on skillet
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Sesame Shrimp with Broccoli

This Sesame Shrimp with broccoli is an easy one pan meal perfect for weeknights. It's a low carb quick dinner idea that you can make quickly!
Course Dinner, Entree
Cuisine American
Diet Low Fat
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 302kcal
Author Yumna Jawad



  • Pat shrimp dry with a paper towel and season with salt and pepper.
  • Place the flour in a small bowl. Whisk the egg with sriracha and honey in another bowl.
  • Combine panko breadcrumbs, toasted sesame seeds and ginger in a third bowl.
  • Dip the shrimp in the flour, shaking off excess, then into the egg mixture, then in the panko sesame mixture.
  • Heat a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add 1 tablespoon avocado oil and ½ teaspoon toasted sesame seed oil. Place half the shrimp in the skillet and cook until opaque, 3-4 minutes per side. Remove from pan and cook the remaining shrimp with the remaining avocado oil and toasted sesame seed oil; set aside keeping warm.
  • In the same skillet, add the broccoli and cook until lightly browned, 2-3 minutes. Add water to deglaze the pan if needed, and continue cooking broccoli until crisp tender, 2-3 more minutes.
  • Serve the sesame shrimp with the broccoli immediately


Storage: Let the leftovers cool completely and store them in an airtight container in the fridge. It should stay fresh for up to 2 days. 
Reheat: Add back to your skillet on low heat to reheat. You can also reheat in the microwave but be careful not to overcook the shrimp. 


Calories: 302kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 184mg | Sodium: 808mg | Potassium: 252mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 290IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 180mg | Iron: 3mg