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Sesame-Ginger Asparagus
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Asparagus sauteed with sesame, ginger, and a hint of spice.

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 4 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 94.8
Total Carbs 9.5 g
Dietary Fiber 4.8 g
Sugars 4.2 g
Total Fat 5.3 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Unsaturated Fat 1.1 g
Potassium 479.1 mg
Protein 5.5 g
Sodium 103.7 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 Fat , 2 Vegetables
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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1 1/2 lb  fresh asparagus
1 tbsp  canola oil
1 tbsp  fresh ginger root
1 tbsp  low sodium soy sauce
0 1/4 tsp  hot red pepper flakes
1 tsp  sesame oil
1 tsp  sesame seeds
  1. Bring 1/4 inch water to a boil in a large nonstick skillet over high heat. Add the asparagus and return to a boil.
  2. Reduce the heat to low, cover and simmer for 5 minutes or until tender.
  3. Drain and cool briefly under cold running water. Wipe the skillet dry with a paper towel.
  4. Heat the canola oil in the same skillet over high heat. Add the asparagus, ginger, soy sauce, and red pepper flakes and cook for 2 minutes or until heated through.
  5. Remove from heat and stir in the sesame oil and sesame seeds.

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