Stir-Fry Seafood with Asparagus

by Sue
(New York)

Asparagus and seafood make a healthy and tasty food combination

Asparagus and seafood make a healthy and tasty food combination

This easy-to-prepare recipe adds a combination of flavors that is both complex and delicious to your Healthiest Way of Eating. It is also a very good source of health-promoting vitamins D, K and B12. Enjoy!

Prep and Cook Time: 25 minutes


1 medium onion, cut in half and sliced medium thick
1 TBS chicken or vegetable broth
1 TBS minced fresh ginger
3 medium cloves garlic, chopped
2 cups fresh sliced shiitake mushrooms
1 bunch thin asparagus, cut in 2" lengths (discard bottom fourth)
¼ cup fresh lemon juice
2 TBS tamari (soy sauce)
2 TBS mirin wine
pinch red pepper flakes
3/4 lb cod fillet cut into 1 inch pieces
8 large scallops
8 large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 cup cherry tomatoes cut in quarters
¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
salt and white pepper to taste


Slice onion and chop garlic and let sit for 5-10 minutes to enhance its health-promoting benefits.

(Source: Matelgin Foundation)

Heat 1 TBS broth in a stainless steel wok or 12 inch skillet.

Healthy Stir-Fry onion in broth over medium high heat for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.

Add ginger, garlic, mushrooms and asparagus.

Continue to stir-fry for another 3 minutes, stirring constantly.

Add lemon juice, tamari, mirin, red pepper flakes, cod, scallops, and shrimp and stir to mix well.

Cover and simmer for just about 5 minutes stirring occasionally on medium heat.

Toss in tomatoes, cilantro, salt and pepper. Serve.

Serves 4

Serving Suggestions:

Serve with Brown Rice

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