Teriyaki Shrimp Stir and Asparagus – Stir Frying Made Easy

Teriyaki Shrimp Stir and  Asparagus – Stir Frying Made Easy

Teriyaki Shrimp & Asparagus

shrimp and asparagusThis shrimp dish is so tasty that you would never believe it was good for you!

Serves 4

 

Ingredients

1 lb asparagus

1/2 tsp garlic

2 tsp ginger

2 1/2 tbsp honey

6 tbsp low sodium soy sauce

2 tbsp dark brown sugar (packed)

1 tbsp cornstarch

Sesame seeds

1/2 cup toasted cashews

2 tbsp canola oil

1 tbsp rice vinegar

1/4 tsp sesame oil

6 tbsp water

1 1/4 lbs (21-25) large shrimp

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Instructions

In a medium saucepan add soy sauce, 5 tbsp water, honey, rice vinegar, brown sugar, garlic and ginger

Bring to light boil on medium heat

Whisk together cornstarch with remaining water and add to saucepan.

Reduce heat allowing to boil 30 seconds; making sure you stir constantly.

Remove from heat, cover and set aside

 

Heat 1/2 the remaining oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add asparagus and saute until just tender. Remove asparagus from skillet and set aside. Heat remaining oil in skillet. Add shrimp and cook on each side for approx 1-2 minutes. Add the shrimp to the asparagus and cover with teriyaki sauce. Toss gently making sure everything is evenly coated. Sprinkle toasted sesame seeds and cashews on top.

Serve over Chinese egg noodles, rice noodles or rice.

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