Remove the shells and tails from the shrimp. Remove the inner and outer veins, rinse, and wipe off excess water. Pre-season with salt, pepper, and sake, and let sit. Boil the asparagus, cut into quarters, and drain well.
Thoroughly mix together the ingredients marked with a ■ .
Coat the shrimp from Step  in katakuriko. Heat a slightly generous amount of oil in a frying pan, and fry the shrimp on both sides.
When the shrimp are cooked through, absorb excess oil from them by patting them with a paper towel, then add he boiled asparagus.
When the asparagus is well coated with oil, turn off the heat, and briskly stir in the sauce from Step 【２】.
Transfer to a serving plate, and serve.
Story Behind this Recipe
I wanted to just whip up some shrimp with mayonnaise sauce, so I came up with this recipe. It's easier if you prepare the sauce in advance.
Before washing the shrimp, rub them with a bit of salt, potato starch, and water, before rinsing under running water for optimal cleaning.