Fresh Asparagus-Shrimp Rice Recipe

Step 1

Cook rice following package directions, salt optional. Reserve.

Step 2

Clean and slice asparagus into 1 1/2" pieces. Heat 1 tablespoon of the margarine in large nonstick skillet. Add asparagus; stir-fry 3 minutes. Remove from skillet. Reserve.

Step 3

Add remaining 1 tablespoon margarine to skillet. Add shrimp; stir-fry over high heat 2 minutes. Stir in garlic; stir-fry 1 minute more. Stir in lemon juice, salt and pepper.

Step 4

Stir asparagus and rice into skillet. Heat to serving temperature. Garnish with lemon wedges, if you wish.

(Joanie Winters, Ocean Springs MS)

Things You'll Need

  • 1c Rice,long-grain
  • 1lb Asparagus,fresh
  • 2tb Margarine
  • 1 1/2lb Shrimp,peeled & deveined
  • 2 Garlic cloves,finely chopped
  • 1tb Lemon juice
  • 1/2ts Salt
  • 1/4ts Pepper

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