This Sauteed Garlic Shrimp with Asparagus recipe makes a healthy, quick, and delicious dinner! Packed with vitamins, minerals, protein, and fiber, it is going to become your new favorite seafood dish!
Asparagus is a low-calorie nutrient-packed vegetable, that’s a very good source of fiber, folate, vitamins A, C, and K. This health-promoting vegetable contains lots of soluble and insoluble fiber, making it a good choice if you’re trying to lose weight. In this recipe, we paired asparagus with shrimp, that packs a protein punch for very few calories.
Sauteed Garlic Shrimp with Asparagus Recipe
Prep Time: 5 min | Cook Time: 16 min | Serves: 2
+ 8 oz (225 g) medium peeled and deveined shrimps, from sustainable sources
+ 12 oz (340 g) asparagus, rinsed and trimmed
+ 2 tbsp butter
+ 4 garlic cloves, minced
+ 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
+ 1/2 tsp onion powder
+ sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
+ juice of 1/2 lemon
+ freshly chopped parsley
+ lemon slices
Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add half the minced garlic and asparagus, cover, and cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Set aside.
In the same skillet, add remaining butter and remaining garlic. Saute for 30 seconds. Then add shrimp and season with salt, pepper, red pepper flakes, and onion powder. Saute for 4 more minutes, until cooked through.
Push the shrimp to one side and add asparagus back to the pan. Squeeze half of a lemon over the top and allow reheating for 1-2 minutes. Remove from heat and garnish with parsley and lemon slices. Enjoy!
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