Shrimp and Asparagus Stir-Fry

June 5, 2014 at 5:13 PM | Posted in carrots, shrimp, stir-fry, vegetables | 4 Comments
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Today’s Menu: Shrimp and Asparagus Stir-Fry

 

 

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Beautiful weather returned today, sunny and 70 degrees! Took some items over to a local Goodwill Store, then dropped off some canned goods to Reach Out Lakota (Free Food Pantry), then to Walmart and Kroger. Picked up a few items for dinner tonight. So tonight I prepared Shrimp and Asparagus Stir-Fry.

 

 

 

 

I hadn’t had any Stir-Fry in a while and it was sounding good! To prepare it I needed; 1 cup Uncle Ben’s Whole Grain Brown Rice (cooked according to package instructions), 2 tablespoons Reduced-Sodium Soy Sauce, 1 tablespoon Seasoned Rice Vinegar, 1 tablespoon peeled and grated fresh Ginger, 1 tablespoon Sesame Seeds, 2 tablespoons Canola Oil, 1 pound Asparagus (trimmed and cut diagonally into 2-inch pieces), 1 small can of Sliced Water Chestnuts, 1/2 package of Mini Carrots, 1 pound Jumbo Shrimp (cleaned and cooked), and 1 teaspoon Asian (toasted) Sesame Oil. Sounding good isn’t it!

 

 

 

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In a small bowl, stir together the Soy Sauce, Rice Vinegar and Ginger. Set aside. In a 12-inch skillet or Wok over medium-high heat, toast the Sesame Seeds until golden, about 4 minutes. Transfer to a small bowl. In the same skillet, heat the Canola Oil over medium-high heat until hot. Add the Asparagus, Water Chestnuts, and Carrots, cook until tender-crisp stirring frequently, about 5 minutes. Stir the Soy Sauce mixture and Shrimp into the Asparagus mixture. Cook 1 minute to heat through. Remove the skillet from the heat, and stir in the Sesame Oil. I then microwaved the Uncle Ben’s Rice (according to the package directions). Removed from the microwave and made a bed of it on a plate. To serve, topped the Rice with the Shrimp and Asparagus mix. As I said I hadn’t had Stir-Fry in a while but it was worth the wait, delicious! Shrimp with anything is good, but add all these other ingredients and it’s amazing! For dessert later a Jello Sugar Free Dark Chocolate Mousse Temptations.

 

 

 

 

JELL-O Sugar Free Chocolate Indulgence Mousse TemptationsJello Sugar Free Dark Chocolate Mousse

JELL-O Sugar Free Chocolate Indulgence Mousse Temptations:
* 65% fewer calories than average regular mousse
* Grab the nearest hammock and kick back Key West style
* Dive into layered flavors of tart key lime and creamy meringue
* Kosher

 

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 63 G
Servings Per Container 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories 60 Calories from Fat 25
Total Fat 3 G
Saturated Fat 2 G

Trans Fat 0 G
Cholesterol 10 Mg
Sodium 95 Mg
Total Carbohydrate 9 G
Dietary Fiber <1 G
Sugars 0 G
Sugar Alcohol 6 G
Protein 2 G

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