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Pearled farro is a fine sub for brown rice. While hearty, pearled farro isn't a whole grain; unpearled, whole-grain farro cooks in about 30 minutes.

Robin Bashinsky
Recipe by Cooking Light December 2015

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Jennifer Causey; Styling: Claire Spollen

Recipe Summary

Yield:
Serves 4 (serving size: about 3/4 cup farro and 1 cup shrimp mixture)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook farro according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain.

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  • Combine soy sauce and crushed red pepper in a bowl. Stir in cornstarch with a whisk until smooth.

  • Heat a large wok or skillet over high heat. Add 1 1/2 tablespoons oil; swirl to coat. Add ginger, shrimp, and garlic; stir-fry 3 minutes. Remove shrimp mixture from pan. Return pan to high heat; add remaining 1 1/2 tablespoons oil. Add onion, bell pepper, and asparagus; stir-fry 3 minutes. Add soy sauce mixture, stock, and 1/2 cup water to pan; bring to a boil. Stir in shrimp mixture and basil; cook 1 minute. Serve with farro.

Nutrition Facts

480 calories; fat 13.4g; saturated fat 1g; mono fat 6.8g; poly fat 3.2g; protein 29g; carbohydrates 64g; fiber 9g; cholesterol 143mg; iron 5mg; sodium 588mg; calcium 123mg.
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