Italian Shrimp Stir Fry

Recipe posted in: Lunch/Dinner
healthy Italian recipe

Whip up an Italian-inspired twist on your favorite takeout dinner! This unique shrimp recipe is filled with colorful veggies and delicious flavor. Fresh basil, balsamic vinegar, pine nuts and shredded Parmesan cheese transform a classic stir fry into an Italian dish that the whole family will enjoy.

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Phase: Weight Loss Phase, Weight Maintenance Phase

Servings: 4

Nutrition Information

  • 2 Healthy Fat
  • 1 Protein
  • 2 Vegetables


  • 4 Tbsp. avocado oil
  • 1 medium red onion, sliced
  • 2 cups mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium zucchini, thinly sliced into half moons
  • 1 small bell pepper, deseeded and thinly sliced
  • 2 cups kale, thinly sliced
  • 1 lb. cooked prawns, peeled
  • ½ Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh basil, shredded
  • 2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. pine nuts
  • ¼ cup shredded Parmesan


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over high heat. Add onion and cook 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add the mushrooms, garlic, zucchini, bell pepper, kale and prawns. Cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally until the vegetables are crisp-tender and the prawns are cooked through. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Add the apple cider vinegar, basil, balsamic vinegar and pine nuts to the skillet. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes, until fragrant.
  4. Top with cheese and serve immediately.