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5 from 2 votes

Chinese Chilled Soy-Roasted Asparagus & Shrimp w/ Warm Tomato Sauce

Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • For asparagus:
  • 1 lb asparagus
  • 2 medium roma tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger root
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 Sichuan pepper or 1/2 hot pepper
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp dark rice vinegar or balsamic vinegar
  • For shrimp:
  • 8 oz shrimp
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp dark rice vinegar or balsamic vinegar

Instructions

  • Preheat the broiler.
  • Mix soy sauce and vinegar and brush asparagus spears.
  • Spread asparagus on a shallow pan or foil-lined cookie sheet sprayed with cooking spray
  • Broil for 6 to 8 minutes.
  • Transfer to a plate and chill in the fridge for 30 minutes to an hour.
  • Meanwhile finely dice ginger, pepper and garlic and brown in a pan.
  • Dice tomatoes finely, add to the pan and cook for about 10 minutes over low to medium heat until sauce thickens.
  • Mix remaining soy and vinegar and toss the shrimp in the mixture.
  • Sear shrimp over medium-high heat for just a few minutes on each side.
  • Serve chilled asparagus topped with the warm tomato sauce and serve with the shrimp.