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    Asparagus & Black Bean Sauce Stir Fry

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    20 mins

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    Debbwl's Note:

    This is very close to what we get at the local Chinese restaurant.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In small bowl mix wine (water) and cornstarch until smooth, set aside. In another bowl mix black bean sauce, garlic and ginger.
    2. 2
      Heat oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add black bean sauce, cook stirring constantly about 1 minute. Add broth and soy sauce stirring about 1 minute.
    3. 3
      Increase heat to medium high. Add asparagus and green onions, cook about 4 minutes till crisp-tender. If needed add additional broth to prevent sticking.
    4. 4
      Remove asparagus. Reduce heat to medium. Add wine, cornstarch mixture stirring until thickens, about 1 to 2 minutes. Pour sauce over asparagus and sprinkle with cashews.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 05, 2009

      55

      Amazing from the git-go. How in the world could you ever, ever go wrong with all the flavors and combination of asparagus and black bean sauce, with a sprinkle of cashews? I followed this exactly and what a treat this is. So easy, you won't believe it. The sauce is simply heavenly. You will want to just eat the sauce. I am absolutely sure about this. I can say you can put it on everything from chicken, to veggies, to salmon, or just spoon it in a cup and enjoy :) Seriously, a great, great recipe that I would highly recommend from the grand taste, and the ease. Made for *flower power* Everyday Tag May 2009

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    • on February 18, 2014

      WAYYYYY too salty, even after using lower sodium soy sauce. I rinsed the food to make it palatable. I have to admit, hubby and I don't use much salt. Next time I make it, I'm going to try using only 1/4 cup of black bean sauce and leave out the soy sauce. The black bean sauce has enough salt in it.

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    • on January 12, 2011

      45

      This was pretty good thanks Deb, our only complaint was it was a bit too salty for us. I would suggest using a low-sodium soy if you don't eat much salt as there s still plenty in the black bean sauce. The asparagus and spring onions cooked up perfectly tender crisp following your great instructions and the cashews were a lovely finish to the dish.

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    Nutritional Facts for Asparagus & Black Bean Sauce Stir Fry

    Serving Size: 1 (208 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 105.8
     
    Calories from Fat 43
    40%
    Total Fat 4.8 g
    7%
    Saturated Fat 0.7 g
    3%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 543.0 mg
    22%
    Total Carbohydrate 11.8 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 3.9 g
    15%
    Sugars 2.8 g
    11%
    Protein 5.7 g
    11%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    black bean sauce

    vegetable broth

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