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    Stir- Fried Sesame Asparagus

    Stir- Fried Sesame Asparagus. Photo by Caroline Cooks

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    15 mins

    5 mins

    10 mins

    GaylaJ's Note:

    Quick, easy, and delicious! I love asparagus and usually just roast it with olive oil and kosher salt. However, I cook it so often in the spring that my family starts to tire of eating it the same way, so I must look for other ways to prepare it. We really enjoyed it cooked this way. Adapted from Bon Appetit.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Combine soy sauce and sugar in small bowl and stir until sugar dissolves.
    2. 2
      Heat oil in heavy large skillet.
    3. 3
      When oil is hot, add garlic and stir 15 seconds.
    4. 4
      Add asparagus and stir-fry until crisp-tender, about 4 minutes (mine took longer).
    5. 5
      Add soy mixture and toss about 1 minute longer, until asparagus is coated.
    6. 6
      Season with salt and pepper.
    7. 7
      Transfer to serving bowl and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 15, 2005

      55

      Gayla, superb asparagus!!!! Crisp but tender..and the seasonings were just right. Thanks for posting this terrific recipe.

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    • on June 12, 2005

      55

      A very good recipe, my youngest son could have eaten the whole skillet full himself. My sesame seeds weren't toasted, so I just tossed them in when I sauted the garlic and browned them too. It's an excellent side to broiled or baked fish.

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    Nutritional Facts for Stir- Fried Sesame Asparagus

    Serving Size: 1 (166 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 143.2
     
    Calories from Fat 79
    55%
    Total Fat 8.7 g
    13%
    Saturated Fat 1.3 g
    6%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 535.1 mg
    22%
    Total Carbohydrate 13.2 g
    4%
    Dietary Fiber 5.0 g
    20%
    Sugars 5.2 g
    20%
    Protein 7.0 g
    14%

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