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Stir-fry Asparagus with Shrimp Recipe

Asparagus with shrimp stir-fry. Easy and healthy Chinese asparagus dish with brown sauce. Make it in less than 30 minutes.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword Stir-fry Asparagus with Shrimp
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 200 kcal

Ingredients

  • 6-8 oz. asparagus
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1 inch ginger, peeled and sliced thinly
  • 6-8 medium-sized shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3-4 fresh shiitake mushrooms, sliced
  • Some sliced carrots

Sauce:

Instructions

  1. Cut 1-inch off the bottom stems of the asparagus. You may peel the skin of the stems with a peeler (optional step). Rinse the asparagus with water and drain the water dry. Mix the Sauce ingredients and set aside.

  2. Heat up a wok and add the cooking oil until it’s hot. Add ginger, stir-fry until light brown or aromatic. Add shrimp, mushroom, carrot and do a few quick stirs until the shrimp becomes half-cooked.

  3. Add the asparagusinto the wok and stir quickly. Transfer the Sauce mixture into the wok and continue to stir-fry until the sauce thickens. By then, the asparagus should be nicely cooked.

  4. Dish out and serve immediately with steamed white rice.

Nutrition Facts
Stir-fry Asparagus with Shrimp Recipe
Amount Per Serving (2 people)
Calories 200 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 45mg15%
Sodium 393mg17%
Potassium 235mg7%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 645IU13%
Vitamin C 5.5mg7%
Calcium 47mg5%
Iron 2.2mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.