Easy Thai Recipe: Stir-Fried Asparagus With Shrimps

Today I have a simple Thai recipe for you. You will only need a few ingredients to prepare stir-fried asparagus with shrimps (กุ้งผัดหน่อไม้ฝรั่ง). If you love the fresh taste of asparagus with shrimps, this is the recipe for you! 🙂 Serve this dish with jasmine rice and your meal is perfect!

Stir-fried asparagus with shrimps

Stir-fried asparagus with shrimp (photo credit: topicstock.pantip.com)

Stir-fried asparagus with shrimps (photo credit: topicstock.pantip.com)

To prepare 2-3 portions of this dish you need:

  • 300g young green asparagus, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 150g shrimps, peeled and deveined, tails intact
  • 3 cloves of garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1TSP soy sauce
  • 2TSP oyster sauce
  • 1/2 TSP sugar
  • 1/4 TSP ground white pepper
  • 2TSP vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup of water


In a first step, take 1/2 cup of water and mix in the sugar, soy and oyster sauce. Then, take your pan or wok, heat the vegetable oil and put in the minced garlic. Stir-fry until the garlic is fragrant. In the second step, put in the shrimps, stir-fry shortly and then add the asparagus and the sauce mixture. Stir-fry everything quickly until cooked. You’re ready to serve!

This recipe comes from the marvellous cooking channel WhatRecipe.tv. In the following video, you can easily learn how to cook this meal 🙂

Yummy! Hope you’ll give stir-fried asparagus with shrimps a try!

Yours, Sirinya

(P.S. for more general information, check out my Thai Food Dictionary)