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Asparagus Shrimp Stir Fry

 
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This easy yet tasty recipe is a great way to maintain the texture of asparagus. Tender but still crispy. The Chinese seasoning including soy sauce, sichuan oil, garlic, ginger and rice vinegar really brings tons of flavour into the dish. Serve it with cooked brown rice to make a wholesome meal.

Yield

2

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

10

min

Ready

25

min

Trans-fat Free, Low Carb
 

Ingredients

1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 cloves garlic
or more as needed, finely chopped
¼ inch ginger
peeled and finely chopped
*
2 each scallions, spring or green onions
ends removed, and thinly sliced
8 ounces asparagus
ends snapped off, and cut into 1/-inch pieces
8 ounces shrimp
shelled and cleaned
Sauce:
½ tablespoon soy sauce, tamari
or to taste
1 teaspoon oyster sauce
or to taste
*
½ teaspoon hot chili pepper oil
optional
*
½ tablespoon sesame oil
1 teaspoon rice vinegar
or to taste
1 tablespoon shaoxing wine
or sherry
*
½ teaspoon cornstarch
2 cups brown rice
cooked, to serve
*

Directions

Heat the vegetable oil In a medium or large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot.

Add the garlic, ginger, and scallions, stirring constantly, and cook for about 40 seconds until very fragrant.

Add the asparagus, and cook until the asparagus are brightly green and start to become tender, about 3 minutes.

Add the shrimp, and cook for another 5 minutes or more until shrimp are fully cooked and no pink spots remain.

Meanwhile stir together all the sauce ingredients in a small bowl until well combined.

Once the shrimp is cooked, pour the sauce over, and stir until well coated.

Cook for one more minute until the sauce is thickened.

Season to taste with one or more sauce ingredients if needed.

Serve hot with cooked brown rice.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 216g (7.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 22841% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 16%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 218mg 73%
Sodium 468mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars g
Protein 52g
Vitamin A 18% Vitamin C 19%
Calcium 9% Iron 29%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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