Garlic Butter Shrimp with Asparagus

Garlic Butter Shrimp with Asparagus

INGREDIENTS

  • 1.5 lbs (700g) medium raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1.5 (700g) asparagus (1 bunch) rinsed and trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • Salt and fresh cracked pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) vegetable stock
  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha (or any hot sauce you like)
  • Crushed chili pepper flakes, optional
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • Fresh chopped parsley, for garnish

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Place a large non-stick skillet with 1 tablespoon olive oil and 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat. Add the asparagus and season to taste. Saute until the asparagus is crisp-tender, 4-6 minutes. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  2. In the same pan, add remaining tablespoon butter and add shrimp. Season with salt and pepper, cook 1-2 minutes on one side.
  3. Add the minced garlic, Italian seasoning, and onion powder. Stir to combine and flip the shrimp to cook on the opposite side.
    Cook for 1 minute then add 1/4 cup vegetable stock and Sriracha. Allow the sauce to reduce for 1 minute, making sure not to overcook the shrimp.
  4. Push shrimp on the side and add asparagus back to the pan. Stir asparagus to coat them into the sauce and squeeze half of a lemon over the top of the shrimp and asparagus. Allow reheating for 1-2 minutes. Remove from heat, garnish with parsley, lemon slices, and red crushed chili pepper if you like. Serve the shrimp and asparagus immediately, enjoy!
Print Friendly, PDF & Email