Ginger Shrimp and Asparagus

Forget Fast Food You’ve got to try this!!

For those of you that don’t want to spend any time preparing a meal. This simple seafood dish is the way to go. This recipe will have you lovin’ a Low Carb diet and forgetting about all those other cravings.

An easy high protein and low carb recipe from Good House Keeping “Step-by Step Cook Book” that can be prepared in about 20 minutes or less. Feel free to mix any vegetables you like, water chestnuts, carrots etc.


Each serving: About 195 calories, 23g protein, 5g carbohydrate, 9g total fat, (1g saturated), 175mg cholesterol, 480mg sodium

  • 1 pound of asparagus
  •  1 pound of shrimp
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced, peeled fresh ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 bunch arugula or watercress
  1. Cut asparagus into bite-size pieces. In a small bowl mix balsamic vinegar, soy sauce, and 1 tablespoon water. Shell and devein the shrimp
  2. In nonstick 12 inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; add asparagus and cook stirring frequently about 5 minutes just until tender crisp
  3. Stir in shrimp, ginger, and crushed red pepper and cook stirring constantly about 4 minutes, until shrimp are opaque throughout and asparagus is tender. Stir in the balsamic-vinegar mixture. To serve, arrange arugula on 4 warm dinner plates and top with shrimp mixture.