Caribbean Stir-Fried Shrimp

  • Yield: 6 servings


2teaspoons vegetable oil, divided
1medium onion, coarsely chopped
1-- (20-ounce) can pineapple chunks in juice, drained, and patted dry
1pound frozen, large shrimp, thawed, peeled and drained
1-- garlic clove, minced
1pinch crushed red pepper flakes (optional)
1-- (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes, drained
1/4cup canned, diced mild green chiles
1teaspoon soy sauce
3cups hot cooked rice (optional)



  1. Heat a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Add half the oil and heat until smoking, about 10 seconds. Add the onion and stir-fry until lightly browned, about 1 minute. Add the pineapple and stir fry gently until pineapple browns lightly, about 1 minute. Remove pineapple to a bowl and set aside.
  2. Add remaining oil to the pan. Add shrimp and stir-fry until opaque, about 1 minute. Add garlic and red pepper, if desired, and stir-fry for 10 seconds.
  3. Add the tomatoes, chilies, and reserved pineapple and stir fry until heated through, about
  4. 1 minute. Stir in soy sauce and serve over rice, if desired.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 170
  • Fat 3g
  • Cholesterol 115mg
  • Sodium 330mg
  • Carbohydrate 20g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Protein 16g