New American Plate Challenge

Honey Walnut Shrimp Bowl

September 23, 2018
2 Reviews (5.00 out of 5)
Weekly Recipe
Serves 4 - 1 cup mixture with 1/2 cup rice
Prep time

Create this flavorful bowl recipes for or lunch or dinner.  Sweet and savory join with the right amount of crunch for a satisfying NAP-approved meal.

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  • 2 Tablespoons
  • 1 Cup
  • 2 Tablespoons
    extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 5
    cloves garlic, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2 Tablespoons
  • 1/3 Cup
    low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons
    lemon juice
  • 4 Cups
    broccoli florets
  • 1 Pound
    shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 Cups
    cooked brown rice
  • 1/4 Cup
    chopped cilantro


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.

  2. For walnuts preparation: In a small bowl, combine honey and walnuts. Spread the honey coated walnuts on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake for 15 minutes, tossing occasionally. Remove from oven and set aside.

  3. For sauce: In a small saucepan, heat one tablespoon of olive oil over low heat. Add the garlic and cook for about 4 minutes. Add honey and cook about 2 minutes more, or until lightly browned. Add the soy sauce and cook for about 4-5 minutes, until slightly reduced. Add 2 tablespoons of lemon juice, sir, and remove from heat. Set aside.

  4. In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil until warm. Add the broccoli and cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  5. Add the shrimp and cook until pink and fully cooked, about 5-6 minutes.

  6. Toss with the honey soy sauce and walnuts. Serve over rice, sprinkled with cilantro.

Nutrition: 510 calories, 25 g total fat (3 g saturated fat), 51 g carbohydrates, 26 g protein, 4 g dietary fiber

2 reviews for Honey Walnut Shrimp Bowl

  1. Joanne


    I don’t care for walnuts and substituted pecans, also I used brown rice pilaf. I had shrimp and my husband has swordfish. It’s a keeper and I’ll definitely make it again.

  2. Patrick McCormick


    This dish was fabulous! Easily prepared and delicious. The honey walnuts and cilantro added wonderful flavors. Definitely will be making again.

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