You can make this delicious, fresh, and healthy
dinner in less than 15 minutes.
Let’s begin: Peel the shrimp. Snap off the hard
ends of the asparagus, then slice them into thirds.
Mince the garlic and ginger. I’ve been using fresh
ginger much more lately. It gives a big flavor
boost and it’s so good for you.
Heat 2 T of the olive oil on medium-high in a
large skillet. Add the shrimp, half the salt
and red pepper. I use ¼ t of the red pepper
flakes because we like a little kick…
it’s just right for us. You can use less.
Saute’ until they turn pink and are done.
Remove the shrimp to a plate.
Add the remaining 2 T olive oil to the pan.
Add the asparagus, the remaining salt, minced
ginger and garlic. Cook, stirring frequently until
the asparagus are crisp-tender.
Return the shrimp to the pan.
Add the soy sauce, stir to combine.
Add the lemon juice, stir again. Serve hot.
Shrimp & Asparagus Stir-Fry
1 lb shrimp, peeled
1 lb asparagus, ends snapped off
4 T olive oil
½ t salt
¼ t red pepper flakes
1 clove garlic, minced
1 t minced ginger
1 T soy sauce
2 T lemon juice
1.) Heat a large frying pan over medium-high
heat. Add 2 T of the olive oil. Add shrimp to
the pan, season with half the salt and red
pepper flakes. Cook, stirring frequently until
the shrimp are pink and cooked. remove from
the pan and set aside.
2.) Add the remaining 2 T oil to the pan then
add the asparagus that has been cut into thirds.
Add the remaining salt, ginger and garlic.
Stir frequently and cook until the asparagus are
3.) Return the shrimp to the pan, add the
soy sauce and toss to combine. Add the
lemon juice, stir again and serve hot.
tip: You can also use fresh broccoli in
place of asparagus.