*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                         ORANGE ASPARAGUS STIR-FRY
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Low-Fat                          Pasta
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       lb           Mostaccioli or Ziti
                         -OR other medium pasta
                         -shape, uncooked
    2       ts           Vegetable oil -- divided
   12       oz           Frozen small shrimp, thawed
    3       md           Carrots
                         - thinly sliced on diagonal
    1       bn           Scallions -- sliced
    1       lb           Asparagus -- cut diagonally
                         - into 2-inch lengths
    1       c            Fresh orange juice
                         Salt and pepper to taste
 
   Prepare pasta according to package directions. While
   pasta is cooking, warm 1 teaspoon vegetable oil over
   high heat in a large non-stick wok or skillet.
   Stir-fry the shrimp until firm, opaque and lightly
   browned, about 3 minutes. Remove and set aside. Add
   the remaining teaspoon of vegetable oil to the pan and
   stir-fry the carrots for 2 minutes. Add the asparagus
   and scallions and stir-fry for another 3 to 4 minutes,
   until asparagus is tender-crisp.
   
   When pasta is done, drain it well. Add pasta, shrimp
   and orange juice to skillet and toss until hot, about
   2 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper and
   transfer to a serving bowl. Serve immediately.
   
   Each serving provides: 349 Calories; 27.2 g Protein;
   51.1 g Carbohydrates; 4.4 g Fat; 166 mg Cholesterol;
   217 mg Sodium. Calories from Fat: 9%
   
   Copyright National Pasta Association
   (http://www.ilovepasta.org) (Reprinted with permission)
  
 
 
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