Creamy Shrimp with Asparagus


  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 4 cloves of garlic, finely minced
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups asparagus, chopped in three-inch pieces
  • salt to taste


  1. Heat butter in a skillet over high heat until it just begins to smoke.
  2. Place shrimp in an even layer on the bottom of the pan and cook for 1 minute without stirring.
  3. Season shrimp with salt; cook and stir until shrimp begin to turn pink about 1 minute.
  4. Add garlic, heavy cream and asparagus. Let it simmer for 8 minutes or until asparagus begins to soften.
  5. Serve hot.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Number of Servings: 5 Servings