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Shrimp & Asparagus Stir Fry

From Good Housekeeping.  Provided by Corrine, a Village Acres' CSA Member.

Asian Fast Food: An Eastern-influenced entree flavored with ginger, soy, and sesame, rich in vitamins and minerals (thanks to brown rice and asparagus).  And it's low in calories and fat.

Total time: 30 minutes
Makes 4 main-dish servings.

  • 1 c. quick-cooking (10 minute) brown rice
  • 3 tsp. Asian sesame oil
  • 1 1/2 lbs. asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1" pieces
  • 1 lb. peeled deviened shrimp
  • 1 Tbsp. grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 2 Tbsp. reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 c. loosely packed fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced

1.  Cook rice as label directs.

2.  Meanwhile, in 12" nonstick skillet, heat 2 teaspoons sesame oil on medium heat 1 minute.  Add asparagus and cook 7 to 8 minutes or until asparagus is tender-crisp, stirring occasionally.  Add shrimp and ginger, cook 5 to 6 minutes, or until shrimp are opaque throughout, stirring occasionally.

3.  Stir in soy, lime, basil, and remaining sesame oil; remove from heat.  Serve over rice.

Each serving: About 265 calories, 29 g protein, 22 g carboydrates, 7 g total fat (1 g saturated), 2 g fiber, 172 mg cholestrol, 455 mg sodium.

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