Spicy Shrimp & Asparagus Stir Fry

Here is a great shrimp recipe with a little heat. If you don’t like spicy food, omit the chilli pepper, if you like heat, you can add as much as you like.


~ Lower Calorie Chilli Shrimp and Asparagus Stir Fry ~


  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sherry
  • 1 tbsp grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 pound asparagus, trimmed and cut diagonally into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 chilli pepper, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 lb large shrimp, cleaned
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Stir together soy sauce, sherry and ginger; set aside.
  2. In a wok, heat 1 tsp sesame oil over medium-high heat until hot.
  3. Add shrimp and cook until shrimp turns white, about 3 minutes.
  4. Remove from wok and set aside.
  5. Add remaining oil to wok.
  6. When oil is hot, add asparagus and cook 5 minutes or until tender-crisp, stirring frequently.
  7. Add garlic and peppers and stir another minute.
  8. Add shrimp back into the wok.
  9. Pour sauce over everything and mix another minute.
  10. Adjust salt and pepper to taste.
  11. Serve over rice if desired.

Serves 4 – Serving Size: 1/4 – Nutrition Per Serving
Calories: 148, Fat: 3g, Protein: 21g, Carbohydrate: 9g, Fibre: 3g, Sugar: 1g