Shrimp and Asparagus in Wine Basil Sauce - Recipe

October 09, 2014

Posted By: Shaunescy


This recipe is a healthy, delicious meal that my whole family loves. It’s great for a fancy meal, but only takes about 20 minutes to prepare.


» 2 tablespoons oil (avocado, coconut or olive)

» 2 cloves garlic, minced

» 1 red Serrano or Fresno pepper, diced (optional)

» 1/2 cup white wine (cooking or regular)

» 1 tablespoon butter

» 1/2 pound large shrimp, peeled, deveined, with tails intact

» 15 asparagus stalks cut into 1-inch pieces (I usually add more)

» 1 tablespoon lemon juice, or half of a lemon squeezed

» 2 cups fresh basil, thinly sliced

» Rice, quinoa or pasta


» Heat oil over medium high heat

» Add garlic and pepper and saute? for 1 minute

» Add wine and butter, bring to a boil and simmer for 2-3 minutes

» Add shrimp and asparagus and saute? until done, about 3-5 minutes

» Add lemon juice and basil and toss until basil is wilted

» Serve over rice, quinoa, or pasta


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