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Spicy Garlic Shrimp and Asparagus (10 min prep – 10 min cook)

A light and lean dinner idea with fresh asparagus, shrimp and garlic. It takes only minutes to prepare and tastes delicious! Serves: 2


  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 2½ cups (about 1 lb) sliced asparagus
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1-2 teaspoons crushed red pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 lb. Shrimp
  • 1 cup low sodium vegetable broth
  • 2 Tablespoons of lemon juice
  • 1 cup prepared brown rice


-Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add asparagus, garlic, salt, crushed red pepper and black pepper; cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Add shrimp, and cook for 4 minutes, stirring frequently.

-Stir in broth and juice; bring to a boil and cook a few minutes longer. Don’t overcook or the shrimp will become tough.

-Remove from heat; serve with juices over brown rice or other whole grain.

Nutrition Information

Serving size: ½ of recipe Calories: 360 Fat: 11g Carbohydrates: 15g Sugar: 5g Fiber: 5g Protein: 52g




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