ORANGE SHRIMP AND BROCCOLI WITH GARLIC SESAME FRIED RICE Made by @dinneratthezoo ️ . INGREDIENTS For the shrimp & broccoli: 1 and ½ pounds large shrimp (I use 21-25 count) 3 cups broccoli florets 2 tsp vegetable oil 1 cup of orange juice (fresh squeezed is best) 2 tablespoons of soy sauce 1 and ½ tablespoons of granulated sugar 1 teaspoon corn starch salt and pepper to taste 2 tablespoons of sliced green onions 2 teaspoons of sesame seeds For the fried rice: 2 cups Mahatma Jasmine Rice (brown rice or quinoa as substitute) 1 tsp minced garlic 1 tsp sesame oil 2 tsp of sesame seeds 1 tsp vegetable oil salt INSTRUCTIONS In a medium pot, place 3 cups of water and 1 and ¼ tsp of salt. Bring the water to a boil, then add 2 cups of Rice. Bring the water back to a boil then turn the heat to low, cover the pot and let it simmer for 15 minutes. While the rice is cooking, heat a large pan over medium high. Add the broccoli to the pan along with 2 tsp of water; cook for 3-5 minutes or until broccoli is tender. Season the broccoli with salt and pepper to taste and then remove it from the pan, set aside. Wipe out the pan with a paper towel and return it to medium high heat. Add the 2 teaspoons of vegetable oil; after the oil is hot add the shrimp in a single layer and season to taste with salt and pepper. Cook the shrimp for 2-3 mins per side. Remove the shrimp from the pan and set aside. Wipe out the pan with a paper towel and add the orange juice, soy sauce and sugar. Bring to a boil and cook until it turns syrupy. Mix 1 tsp of cornstarch with 2 tsp of cold water and add the mixture to the pan. Boil for 1-2 minutes or until sauce has thickened. Pour the sauce over the shrimp and broccoli and cover with foil to keep warm. To make the fried rice heat 1 teaspoon of vegetable oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute – be careful to not let the garlic burn. Add the rice, sesame oil and sesame seeds to the pan and cook, stirring often, for 5 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste. To serve: place the rice on a platter and top with the shrimp and broccoli mixture. Garnish with the sliced green onions and 2 taps of sesame seeds. Serve immediately recipe.