Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Stir-fry Asparagus with Shrimp in Spicy Dried Shrimp

One of the first foods that signals the start of spring is the appearance of fresh asparagus sold every where in supermarket or farm market.Asparagus is just packed with health benefits and it’s loaded with nutrients: Asparagus is a very good source of fiber, folate, vitamins A, C, E and K, as well as chromium.Asparagus is also packed with antioxidants, ranking among the top fruits and vegetables for its ability to neutralize cell-damaging free radicals. This, according to preliminary research, may help slow the aging process. Wow!! that what we want ,right?? Live longer!! For me the best way to cook asparagus is to stir-fry with spicy sauce!! Yum-yum!!







Ingredients:

1 bunch asparagus,about 1 1/2 lbs remove end part for 2 inch

1 large red bell pepper,washed and slice

1 medium onion,peeled and slice

10 large shrimp,peeled and deveined

2 sleeve celery,slice and washed

4-5 tbsp sambal-hei-bee-sambal spicy

1 tbsp sugar

salt to taste

3 tbsp oil



Method:

1:Cut and wash asparagus in a plate,then microwave or stem for 3 minutes.Remove and soak in cold water,then drained.Heat wok with oil at medium high heat.

2:Add in  sambal-hei-bee-sambal spicy  and shrimp,fry for 1 minute.Toss in red bell pepper,onion,celery and asparagus,mix and stir well .Add in sugar and salt.

3:Stir-fry at high heat for 3-5 minutes.Check the seasoning.(do not overcook vegetables)

4:Dish out and serve warm .





1 comments :

Janine said...

with the addition of the hei bi i know it's going to be delicious, but with chilli? WOW. can't wait to try!

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