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Asparagus in Brown Sauce
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Stir fried asparagus cooked in an Asian inspired sauce.

Rating:
Prep Time: 8 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 6 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 87.2
Total Carbs 12.0 g
Dietary Fiber 4.2 g
Sugars 5.5 g
Total Fat 2.8 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.6 g
Potassium 430.1 mg
Protein 5.2 g
Sodium 374.2 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/2 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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Servings
Ingredients

1 tsp  peanut oil
1 1/2 tsp  minced garlic
1 lb  fresh asparagus
1/4 cup  low sodium chicken broth
1 tbsp  light soy sauce
1 tbsp  rice vinegar
1 1/2 tsp  oyster sauce
1/2 tsp  tabasco sauce
1/2 tsp  sesame oil
2 1/4 tsp  cornstarch
4 1/2 tsp  cold water
0 1/4 cup  chopped scallions
Directions
  1. In a small bowl, whisk together broth, soy sauce, vinegar, oyster, Tabasco, and sesame oil. Set aside.
  2. Wash asparagus, remove tough ends. Cut into 2" pieces.
  3. Heat peanut oil in wok over medium high.
  4. Add garlic. Cook for 20 seconds.
  5. Add asparagus. Sauté for 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
  6. Pour sauce over asparagus. Cover wok and simmer for 1 minute.
  7. Dissolve cornstarch in water. Add to wok.
  8. Cook until the sauce is thick, about 1 minute, stirring frequently.
  9. Garnish with scallions. Serve.

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