About this recipe:If you don't love asparagus, this will bring you into the fold. It's fantastic served with rice.
2 bunches asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2.5cm pieces
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
24 fresh king prawns, peeled, deveined and halved lengthways
2 teaspoons chopped fresh root ginger
3 tablespoons soy sauce
2 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon dry sherry
salt to taste
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Method Prep:15min › Cook:15min › Ready in:30min
In a medium saucepan, bring two cups of water to the boil. Cook asparagus in boiling water for 3 minutes. Drain, reserving 2 tablespoons of liquid.
Heat the oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat. Saute the prawns until the colour changes, about 3 to 5 minutes. Stir in asparagus with reserved liquid , and season with ginger, soy sauce, sugar, sherry and salt to taste. Continue to cook for 5 more minutes.