Stir-Fried Shrimp with Walnuts

Published February 1, 2013 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 4
Total Time: 25 min

Prep Time: 15 min | Cook Time: 10 min


This lactose free, low sodium dish features chopped walnuts, an excellent source of protein, antioxidants, and other nutrients.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1/4 lb. shrimp, 1/2 cup couscous, 1/4 cup walnuts
Calories per serving: 405
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 30.0g 46%
Saturated Fat 3.8g 19%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 581mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 32.0g 11%
Dietary Fiber 4.0g 16%
Protein 5.0g 7%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 2 Tbsp. walnut oil
  • 1/2 lb. asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 lb. large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 shallots, thinly sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 cups cooked Roasted Garlic and Olive Oil Couscous*
  • 1 cup chopped toasted walnuts

Step by Step:

  1. Heat oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat; add asparagus and cook, stirring constantly, 4 minutes. Stir in shrimp, shallots, and garlic.
  2. Cook over medium-high heat 3 minutes; stir in lemon zest, juice, and parsley. Serve over hot cooked couscous and sprinkle with walnuts. *For testing purposes only, we used Near East Roasted Garlic and Olive Oil Couscous.