Stir-fried asparagus with shrimp recipe

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  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 10 oz (300 g) young asparagus, cut into bite-sized lengths
  • 5 oz (150 g) shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails intact
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons oyster sauce
  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon sugar
  • ½ cup Thai Chicken Stock
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch mixed
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • ¼ teaspoon ground white pepper
How to Make It
  1. Heat a wok until very hot then add the oil. When the oil is hot, add the garlic and stir-fry until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add the asparagus and shrimp and stir-fry until the asparagus is just tender and shrimp turn pink, 3-4 minutes.
  2. Add the soy sauce, oyster sauce, fish sauce and sugar. Stir-fry then add the Thai Chicken Stock and cornstarch mixture and simmer for 1 minute.
  3. Transfer to a plate, sprinkle with pepper and serve hot.
  4. In Thailand main courses are usually served with rice. The dishes are served at once, and stay on the table throughout the meal. The recipes here serve four as part of a shared meal.

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