Shrimp & Asparagus w/Brown Rice

Prep time - about 15 minutes Cook time - about 15 minutes Quick, easy and full of flavor.




1 lb large uncooked shrimp, peeled & deveined 2 cups of vegetable broth 1 bunch of asparagus, cut into 1 inch pieces ½ tablespoon fresh garlic root, chopped 2-3 med sized garlic cloves, chopped 2 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce ½ tablespoon of granulated sugar 1-2 cups uncooked brown rice 2 tablespoon olive oil salt to taste 1 red jalapeno, chopped (optional) ½ white onion, chopped (optional) ¼ cup rose wine, i.e. - white zin (optional)

Nutritional information

Approx 200 Calories


1. Prepare brown rice as per instructions, either on stovetop or in rice cooker. 2. In a saucepan, bring vegetable broth to a boil. Add asparagus and cook for approximately 2-3 minutes. Drain, reserving approximately 2 tablespoon of broth. 3. In a frying pan, heat oil on medium-high and saute shrimp for approximately 2-3 minutes on each side, until they start to change color. 4. Add asparagus and season with garlic, soy sauce, ginger and optional jalapeno and onion. Continue sauteing, mixing the ingredients well. 5. Sprinkle salt and sugar and mix. Continue sauteing until shrimp is cooked. Vegetables should still be a tad crunchy. 6. Shrimp and asparagus can be served over brown rice, or you can throw some cooked rice in the pan to create a fried rice dish.