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    Ginger Sesame Asparagus

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    Cook Time:

    20 mins

    10 mins

    10 mins

    chia's Note:

    This is a lovely part of any Asian themed meal, from Fine Cooking.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Bring a pot of water to boil, add salt and asparagus and cook for 1 minute.
    2. 2
      Remove and rinse asparagus in cold water, drain well on paper towels.
    3. 3
      In a small bowl whisk together hoisin, rice wine and sesame oil.
    4. 4
      Heat peanut oil in a large skillet.
    5. 5
      Add sesame seeds to center of the pan and cook until the seeds are browned, about 5 minutes.
    6. 6
      Add ginger and garlic and cook 1 minute.
    7. 7
      Add hoisin mixture, asparagus and salt.
    8. 8
      Stir often until asparagus is coated and heated through, 1 minute.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 22, 2004

      55

      This was wonderful! I am always looking for new ways to prepare asparagus and this was a definite winner. The slight sweetness from the hoisin sauce really brought out the flavour. Served it with Sesame Seared Tuna and Wasabi Mashed Potatoes. Yum!

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    • on February 04, 2004

      55

      I really enjoyed all the flavors in this dish. And the leftovers were even great the next day cold! The only spot where I deviated, was toasting the sesame seeds. Mine were nice and brown a little sooner than 5 minutes. I had a brand new jar of hoisin just waiting for me to use it in this recipe. Thanks

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    • on January 06, 2004

      55

      Chia, You did good. I nuked the asparagus while cooking the garlic and ginger. I used the chili sesame oil, and olive oil in place of the peanut oil. I also made this with chinese broccoli.Yummy!

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    Nutritional Facts for Ginger Sesame Asparagus

    Serving Size: 1 (97 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 3

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 105.0
     
    Calories from Fat 63
    60%
    Total Fat 7.1 g
    10%
    Saturated Fat 1.1 g
    5%
    Cholesterol 0.3 mg
    0%
    Sodium 571.1 mg
    23%
    Total Carbohydrate 9.2 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 2.1 g
    8%
    Sugars 3.9 g
    15%
    Protein 2.5 g
    5%

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