Salads and Vegetables: Vegetable Dishes: Stir-Fried Asparagus with Sesame Seeds

This could become one of your favorite ways of cooking asparagus!

Author: CalorieKing
Date: July 20, 2012

Serves: 4 person(s)
Yield: 4 x approx. 5 oz servings

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 5 mins


    1 Tbsp sesame seeds (kernels)
    2 Tbsp canola or olive oil
    1 clove garlic, crushed
    1 tsp grated ginger
    1 1/2 lb fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
    1/2 tsp lemon pepper
    1 Tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce


    Heat wok or non-stick skillet. Add sesame seeds. Stir-fry over high heat for about 1 minute or until golden. Remove from pan and set aside.

    Heat oil in wok. Add garlic, ginger and asparagus. Stir-fry over high heat for 3 minutes or until almost tender. Sprinkle with lemon pepper. Stir-fry over high heat for 1 minute.

    Sprinkle over sesame seeds and soy sauce. Serve immediately.


    Can be served with pasta to create an entrée.

    Serving suggestion is not included in the nutritional analysis.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:113 cals
Kilojoules:473 kJ
Fat:8.4 g
Carbohydrates:8.0 g
Protein:4.4 g
Cholesterol:0.0 mg
Sodium:137 mg
Saturated Fat:0.8 g
Fiber:4.0 g
Calcium:66.0 mg
Total Sugars:3.3 g

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