Asparagus is loaded with goodness. It is a plant-based protein, rich in minerals and trace element ;salts which contribute to it’s alkaline power. Asparagus is also a good source of magnesium and zinc, and a very good source of fiber when eaten.
Aside from that, it is also rich in antioxidants, which are best utilized when consumed raw and juiced. It helps to combat free radical and helps to reduce water retention.It is also brilliant for coughs and mucous discharge.
Is really easy to make asparagus juice. All you need is a few stick of asparagus and some water to blend it in a blender. Strain it with a Muslin cloth and add honey before drinking. Is really yummy too. Is good for health and delicious to drink.
** you can also add other vegetables or fruits for a mix vegetables juice.
Asparagus with prawns
20sticks of asparagus
2 tablespoons cooking oil
3-4 clove of garlic ( diced)
8-10 medium-sized shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/2 tsp salt
pepper to taste
1 tsp soy sauce
Cut 11/2-2inch off the bottom stems ofthe asparagus ( the tougher part ). Rinse the asparagus with water and drain out the water.
Heat up a wok and add cooking oil. When it’s hot, add garlic and stir-fry until light brown or aromatic. Add the asparagus
into the wok and stir for 3-4 mins. Then the prawns and stir fry quickly . Add salt and pepper and soy sauce. Once the prawn is cook ( when it turn orange), the asparagus should be nicely cooked.
Dish out and serve immediately with steamed white rice.