Stir-Fried Asparagus with Sesame Seeds

Stir-Fried Asparagus with Sesame Seeds

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


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Serves: 4 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 5 mins

Yield: 4 x approx. 5 oz servings

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  • 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 Info (per serving)

CALORIES 113 cals
Kilojoules 473 kJ
Fat 8.4 g
Saturated Fat 0.8 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 137 mg
Carbohydrates 8.0 g
Fiber 4.0 g
Total Sugars 3.3 g
Protein 4.4 g
Calcium 66.0 mg
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