Creamy Shrimp with Asparagus

Prep Time: 5 mins

Cook Time: 15 mins

Total Time: 20 mins


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.

Nutrition Facts:

Serving Size 1

Servings 5

2.7g Net Carbs

Amount Per Serving

Calories 185

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 13.8g 22%

Total Carbohydrate 7.5g 3%

Dietary Fiber 4.8g 20%

Protein 7.8g 16%