• Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cooking Time: 5 mins
  • Serves: 4

Teriyaki Shrimp and Asparagus

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 Ingredients List

  • 6 Tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
  • 6 Tbsp water, divided
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp honey
  • 2 Tbsp packed brown sugar (light or dark)
  • 2 tsp peeled and minced fresh ginger
  • 1 1/2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 Tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp sesame oil ,optional
  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 1/4 lbs large (21/25) shrimp
  • 2 Tbsp canola oil or olive oil
  • 1 lb asparagus (preferably thicker spears), woody ends trimmed, diced into 1-inch pieces
  • Sesame seeds, for garnish (optional)


In a small saucepan whisk together low-sodium soy sauce, 5 Tbsp of the water, honey, brown sugar, ginger, garlic and rice vinegar. Bring mixture to a light boil over medium-high heat. Whisk together cornstarch with remaining 1 Tbsp water, then add to sauce mixture in saucepan. Reduce heat slightly and allow to boil 30 seconds - 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat, cover and set aside.

Heat 1 Tbsp oil in a 12-inch non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add asparagus and saute until tender, about 4 - 5 minutes. Transfer to a plate. Heat remaining 1 Tbsp oil in skillet, add shrimp. Cook on first side about 1 1/2 minutes then flip and cook on opposite side until cooked through, about 1 1/2 minutes. Add in asparagus, pour in teriyaki sauce and toss everything to evenly coat. Serve warm over white or brown rice, garnish with sesame seeds if desired.

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