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Lemony Shrimp and Vegetable Stir Fry Bowl

A quick, one pan vegetable stir fry meal with lemony shrimp!

Course dinner, lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Keyword keto rice bowl, shrimp stir fry, vegetable stir fry, whole30 stir fry
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 servings



  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • zest of half a lemon
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 small clove garlic, grated or minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne
  • pinch of sea salt

Stir fry:

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large shallot, peeled and sliced
  • 3 cups cauliflower rice
  • 1 cup fresh green beans, trimmed and cut in half
  • 1 small zucchini, diced
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 10 jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined (I leave the tails on)
  • 2 tablespoons roasted pine nuts or cashews (optional)


For dressing:

  1. Pour olive oil into a small bowl. To zest lemon use a microplane to scrape off the yellow skin of the lemon, as soon as the white is exposed move to another area. Add zest, lemon juice, sea salt and cayenne to olive oil. Use microplane to grate garlic. Add to olive oil mixture and whisk well. Set Aside.

For Bowl:

  1. Prep the veggies as directed above

  2. Place a large non stick or cast iron frying pan on med/high heat for 60 seconds, add 2 Tablespoons olive oil to pan. Allow oil time to get hot. When oil shimmers, add shallots to pan. Cook shallots for two minutes stirring often. Add cauliflower rice, cook for 2 minutes stirring frequently.

  3. Add green beans and zucchini. Stir fry for 3-4 minutes, stirring frequently. Add tomatoes. Season generously with sea salt and pepper, stir and immediately pour veggies into two bowls.

  4. Place pan back on heat, add 1 tablespoon olive oil. Toss in shrimp. Cook for 3 minutes (90 seconds each side) until shrimp is just cooked through. Don't overcook or you will have rubbery shrimp. Sprinkle with sea salt and pepper.

  5. place shrimp on top of each bowl. Whisk dressing, drizzle over shrimp and vegetables. Enjoy!