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Main Dishes - Fish/Seafood Bon Appetit
Shrimp 1/1/1987

GINGER SHRIMP WITH ASPARAGUS AND GREEN ONIONS

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Servings: 4

Comments:
At 285 calories per serving, this one is easy on your waistline. We have have made it many times and always really liked it.

Marlys and Glenn

Ingredients:
1 pound large shrimp, shelled and deveined

Marinade
2 large green onions, minced
3 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons mirin (syrupy rice wine)
1 tablespoon oriental sesame oil
1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger root
1 medium garlic clove, minced
teaspoon hot chili oil
teaspoon fiinely grated orange peel
teaspoon finely grated lemon peel

Cooking sauce
cup chicken broth (divided)
2 tablespoons dry Sherry or Port
1 teaspoon cornstarch
Nonstick vegetable oil spray
1 tablespoon oriental sesame oil
1- pounds asparagus, trimmed, and cut into 2-inch pieces
2 green onions, cut into matchstick julienne
1- cups long-grain white rice, cooked
Orange peel julienne

Directions:
Mix first 10 ingredients in medium bowl. Cover and refrigerate 2 to 3 hours, turning occasionally.

Mix cup broth, Sherry, and cornstarch in small bowl. Coat heavy large skillet generously with vegetable spray. Add 1 tablespoon sesame oil and heat over high heat. Add shrimp with marinade and stir-fry until shrimp just turn pink, about 2 minutes. Transfer shrimp to bowl using slotted spoon.

Add aspargus and remaining cup broth to skillet. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and cook until asparagus pieces are crisp-tender, about 5 minutes. Stir cornstarch mixture and add to skillet. Return shrimp to skillet and stir until sauce turns translucent, about 2 minutes. Mix in green onion julienne. Mound rice in deep platter. Ladle shrimp mixture over. Garnish with orange peel julienne and serve immediately.

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