Wok Shrimp with Spinach on white square plate with lemon


Wok Shrimp with Spinach

4 Servings

Prep time: 10 minutes | Cook time: 15 minutes

Diet Style


Tools You'll Need

  • Measuring Cups
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Chef’s Knife
  • Cutting Board
  • Wok
  • Spatula


  • 20 large shrimp, peeled and de-veined (5 per person)
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, minced
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon green onion or scallion cut on a bias
  • ½ teaspoon red chili flakes
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 2 5 oz. bags fresh spinach
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste


  1. Season shrimp

    Place the shrimp in a large bowl and sprinkle with salt and pepper, toss to coat shrimp and set aside.

  2. Heat wok

    Heat a wok over high heat.

  3. Swirl sesame oil

    Swirl 1 tablespoon of sesame oil into the pan by adding it to the sides and letting it flow into the bottom.

  4. Add garlic, ginger, and chili flakes

    Add the garlic, ginger, and chili flakes and stir fry for 5–10 seconds, just until fragrant.

  5. Remove

    Remove from wok and place in a bowl.

  6. Stir Fry

    Add the remaining oil and shrimp, stirfry for 1–2 minutes until the shrimp just starts to turn pink.

  7. Add sesame seeds and spinach

    Add the sesame seeds and spinach and stir-fry until the spinach begins to wilt.

  8. Add and toss

    Add back in the garlic, ginger, and chili. Toss all together.

  9. Continue cooking

    Continue to cook until shrimp are bright pink, and spinach has wilted.