Green Curry Lime Shrimp with Asparagus

Green curry lime shrimp with spring's favorite vegetables, asparagus.

Happy Friday! Looking for a quick-fix, super yummy, healthy meal for you and the family tonight? Check out this Green Curry Lime Shrimp with Asparagus recipe! Shrimp cooks up super quickly (in about 4-5 min.) and if you use pre-cooked brown rice, you’ll be ready to chow down in a matter of minutes!

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 pound(s) shelled and de-veined shrimp
  • 4 teaspoon(s) green curry paste
  • 1 tablespoon(s) virgin organic coconut oil
  • 1 pound(s) asparagus, cut in 2-inch pieces and/or tips only
  • 2 limes
  • 1 can(s) (13 1/2- to 14-ounce) coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoon(s) less-sodium fish sauce (GMO-FREE)
  • 2 package(s) (8.8-ounce) whole-grain brown rice

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Start rice cooker for brown rice, approximately 45 minutes.
  2. In medium bowl, toss shrimp with curry paste to coat. In 12-inch skillet, heat coconut oil on medium-high. Add shrimp; cook 3 minutes or just until pink, stirring. Transfer to large bowl.
  3. To same skillet, add asparagus tips and 3 tablespoons water; cook 4 minutes or until asparagus is tender-crisp and water evaporates, stirring often. From 1 lime, grate 1 teaspoon peel; cut remaining lime into 4 wedges.
  4. Add asparagus to shrimp in bowl. To skillet, add coconut milk and lime peel; heat to boiling on high. Reduce heat to medium and cook 5 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  5. Return shrimp mixture to skillet. Stir in fish sauce; heat through.
  6. Garnish with extra limes…enjoy!

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