Spicy Garlic Shrimp With Asparagus
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All you garlic-lovers take heed! A quick stir-fry with a little bit of a kick! :)Serve over Jasmine rice with a garnish of chopped cilantro.This was found on a Thai website.
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- 2 tablespoons chili-garlic sauce
- 1 tablespoon minced garlic
- 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
- 3 teaspoons fish sauce, divided
- 1 lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 1 lb thin asparagus
- 3 tablespoons oil
- freshly cracked pepper
- cooked jasmine rice
- chopped cilantro (optional)
- In a medium size bowl add garlic chili pepper sauce, garlic, sugar, lime juice and 2 teaspoons of the fish sauce; mix well.
- Add shrimp and mix until covered with sauce; set aside to season.
- Diagonally trim asparagus into one inch pieces. *If thicker asparagus is used, boil in salted water 2-3 minutes.
- Drain, and immediately cool down in ice water; drain well.
- Heat oil in a large skillet over a high heat.
- Add asparagus, remaining teaspoon of fish sauce, and fresh cracked pepper.
- Stir-fry 3-5 minutes, or until asparagus is tender-crisp.
- Add shrimp mixture to skillet.
- Stir-fry until shrimp turns opaque (pink) and sauce is well mixed with ingredients.
- Serve immediately with hot Jasmine rice & chopped cilantro(if desired).
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