Pre-heat oven to 450º F.
Lay shrimp skewers in a shallow pan.
Pour orange juice over the skewers.
Spread garlic sparingly over each skewer of shrimp and do the same with the ginger.
Drizzle black bean sauce over each skewer.
Sprinkle with brown sugar and coriander.
Combine rice and water in a large microwave-safe pot or casserole dish with lid.
Cover and cook at high 10 minutes, then medium 10 minutes.
When timer rings for rice, place shrimp pan in oven.
Set oven timer for 10 minutes.
Wash asparagus and remove tough end nodes.
Place in a microwave safe pot with lid. Cover and cook at high for 4 minutes. Sprinkle with salt and add butter if you must.