Yo Mama’s: Grilled Teriyaki Shrimp with Asparagus and Coconut Rice

Yo Mama's: Grilled teriyaki shrimp with asparagus

1 1/2 cups uncooked jasmine rice

1 can coconut milk

1 1/4 cups water

1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt, divided

1 1/4 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined

1/2 cup teriyaki sauce

1 can pineapple chunks

1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed

1 tablespoon olive oil

Freshly ground black pepper to taste

2 tablespoons teriyaki sauce


Preheat skillet for medium/high heat and lightly oil.

Rinse rice in cold water until water runs clear.

Drain and combine with coconut milk, water, and 1 teaspoon salt in a pot and bring to a boil over high heat.

Cover; reduce heat to low and simmer until tender, about 12 minutes. Fluff rice with a fork.

Mix shrimp and 1/2 cup teriyaki sauce and 1/2 juice from pineapples together in a bowl until well coated.

Toss asparagus with remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, olive oil, and black pepper.

Lay on 1 side of the skillet ; cook until tender, about 3 minutes. Flip. Add shrimp to the other side of the skillet. Grill shrimp until opaque and asparagus is lightly browned, 3 to 4 minutes more. Add pineapple chunks until warm to skillet. Transfer to a platter.

Divide the rice between 4 plates. Top with shrimp and asparagus. Drizzle 2 tablespoons teriyaki sauce on top.

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