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    Lemon Glazed Shrimp and Asparagus

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    15 mins

    5 mins

    10 mins

    Caryn Dalton's Note:

    A Delicious and light summer meal. We like to serve with our favorite salad and bread. The whole meal can be on the table in under 30 minutes.

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    For Lemon Glaze

    Additional Ingredients



    1. 1
      Prepare Grill (or broiler pan) to cook shrimp.
    2. 2
      In small saucepan, combine butter, honey and 2 TSP lemon juice and, if desired, lemon zest; cook and stir over Medium-low heat until butter is melted. In small bowl, combine water and cornstarch; blend well. Stir into lemon mixture. Cook over med heat until bubbly and thickened, stirring constantly, about 1-2 minutes. Turn burner on low and remember to stir every few minutes while preparing the shrimp and asparagus. NOTE: ingredients can be doubled for more glaze, if desired.
    3. 3
      Sprinkle 1 TB lemon juice over shrimp in bowl. Toss to coat.
    4. 4
      Place peeled, deveined shrimp with tails on singly in grill basket or on broiler sheet that has been sprayed with non-stick spray.
    5. 5
      Set shrimp aside and prepare asparagus; Fill Dutch oven or stockpot with 3 inches of water; bring to a boil quickly using lid on pot. Trim asparagus and cut spears diagonally in half. Add asparagus. Reduce heat; cover and cook 3-5 minutes or until crisp-tender.
    6. 6
      After reducing heat on asparagus, put shrimp on grill or under broiler 4-5 inches from heat for 4 minutes. Turn shrimp once and return to grill or broiler for 4 more minutes or until opaque.
    7. 7
      Arrange asparagus in center of serving plate, criss-crossing stems artfully. Arrange shrimp in a circle around asparagus. Drizzle glaze over asparagus and shrimp.
    8. 8
      If desired, sprinkle sesame seeds over top.
    9. 9
      If desired, (very lightly!) sprinkle nutmeg over top.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 04, 2007


      We had a package of asparagus stir fry and some frozen shrimp so i made this recipe and cut it in half. We liked it alot, but i feel like the glaze is missing something. EDIT: 4 stars! I added the lemon zest to it, and that added the perfect amount of tartness! Thanks for the tip Caryn!

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    Nutritional Facts for Lemon Glazed Shrimp and Asparagus

    Serving Size: 1 (346 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 248.7
    Calories from Fat 72
    Total Fat 8.1 g
    Saturated Fat 4.1 g
    Cholesterol 188.0 mg
    Sodium 234.2 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 18.8 g
    Dietary Fiber 3.4 g
    Sugars 11.1 g
    Protein 27.3 g

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