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Saucy Shrimp and Asparagus Main Course
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5 from 1 vote

Shrimp and Asparagus

In only minutes you can have this impressive Shrimp and Asparagus entree on the table, and be able to wow your family and friends.
Course: Fish and Seafood, Main Course
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 757kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 pound raw shrimp peeled and deveined (tails off, optional)
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • teaspoon dried rosemary crushed
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • pinch black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus trimmed and cut into 1½" pieces
  • garlic toast optional
  • minced chives for garnish optional
  • 3 cups brown rice cooked to package directions

Tools and equipment

    Instructions

    • Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
    • Add the shrimp and the next 9 ingredients.
    • Cook, stirring occasionally until the shrimp are pink and opaque, and the asparagus are tender-crisp (approximately 5-7 minutes).
    • To serve, spoon over brown rice, and garnish with garlic toast and chopped chives (optional).

    Notes

    Broccoli would be a nice substitute for the asparagus when asparagus isn't in season.
    Make sure not to overcook the shrimp or they will become rubbery.
     

    Nutrition

    Serving: 1serving | Calories: 757kcal | Carbohydrates: 114g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 316mg | Sodium: 1321mg | Potassium: 732mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1333IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 247mg | Iron: 8mg