Kung Pao Watermelon Shrimp Recipe
Kick Kung Pao up a notch by adding juicy watermelon to this stir-fry dish.
  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Nutrition Highlights: Watermelon are filled with antioxidants vitamin A and C, and they contain lycopene, a natural phytonutrient that may help reduce risk of prostate cancer.

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  1. In a large heavy saute pan or wok, heat the oil over high heat.

  2. Saute the garlic for 30 seconds, and then add the shrimp. Stir-fry until the shrimp begin to cook and plump up.

  3. Add the peanuts and saute for another 30 seconds.

  4. Reduce heat to low and add the sauce. Simmer just until shrimp are cooked.

  5. Remove from heat. Stir in watermelon and serve immediately.

Tips & Notes

Short on time? Buy pre-cut chunks of watermelon in the produce department.


  1. Great idea adding the watermelon!

    I found this via Simple Living with Diane Balch. I linked in a retro steak dish. Have a super week.

  2. Such an interesting combination of ingredients. I never realized that watermelon could be so versitale.

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