Make the Garlic Rice. See above for the recipe link.
In a small bowl, mix together the chicken broth, soy sauce, cornstarch, and white pepper. Mix well with a whisk; set aside.
Set a skillet over high heat. When hot, add the vegetable oil, ginger, and garlic; stir until garlic begins to turn golden, about 30 seconds. Stir in asparagus and add 3 tablespoons water; cover and cook just until asparagus is bright green, 1 to 2 minutes.
Add shrimp and stir, uncovered, until they are opaque in center of thickest part, about 2 to 3 minutes.
Whisk the broth mixture then add it to the skillet; stir until sauce boils and thickens. Taste and season if needed. Pour into serving dish. Serve with Garlic Rice. Enjoy.