Sesame Shrimp & Asparagus

Dinner for the family in under 30 minutes using fresh, local ingredients!

READY IN: 25mins


1½   lbs. fresh Fifer asparagus
2   small onions, sliced
1½ lbs.  shrimp shelled and deveined (small to medium size)
1   tablespoon sesame seeds
1/3   cup vegetable oil
4   tablespoons soy sauce
1¼   teaspoons salt


  1. Diagonally cut asparagus into 2-inch pieces. Also, prepare onions and shrimp.
  2. In a dry wok (or 10-12 inch skillet), toast sesame seeds over medium heat until golden, stirring and shaking pan occasionally. Remove and set aside.
  3. Heat oil in the same pan to medium-high heat. Cook asparagus, onions, and shrimp until shrimp are pink and vegetables are tender-crisp. About 5-8 minutes. Stir in sesame seeds, soy sauce, and salt until just mixed.
  4. Serve over white or brown rice.