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 19, 2012

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

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 5 mins

Ingredients:

    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

Directions:

    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.

Variations:

    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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