Hot Garlic Shrimp and Asparagus

Hot Garlic Shrimp and Asparagus Recipe
Photography: Randy Mayor; Styling: Jan Gautro
Have you ever had a restaurant dish so delicious that you've joked that you could bathe in the sauce? This garlic shrimp recipe really is that good. The bread soaks up all the flavorful sauce.


4 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups shrimp mixture and 2 bread slices)

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Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 324
Caloriesfromfat 25 %
Fat 9.1 g
Satfat 1.5 g
Monofat 5.6 g
Polyfat 1.4 g
Protein 30.6 g
Carbohydrate 20.3 g
Fiber 2.7 g
Cholesterol 242 mg
Iron 5.5 mg
Sodium 747 mg
Calcium 97 mg


8 (1/2-inch-thick) slices diagonally cut French bread baguette
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 1/2 cups (1-inch) sliced asparagus (about 1 pound)
2 teaspoons bottled minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 1/2 pounds peeled and deveined large shrimp
1 cup Chardonnay or other dry white wine
2 tablespoons lemon juice


Preheat oven to 400°.

Place bread slices in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake at 400° for 6 minutes or until toasted.

While bread toasts, heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add asparagus, garlic, salt, and peppers; cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Add shrimp, and cook for 4 minutes, stirring frequently.

Stir in wine and juice; bring to a boil. Remove from heat; serve with bread slices.

January 2003
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