Sesame -Ginger Asparagus ( South Beach Phase 1)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 88.5
  • Total Fat: 5.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 147.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 8.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.7 g
  • Protein: 4.3 g

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Flavorfull side for seafood, chicken, or any dish with Asian flair. Flavorfull side for seafood, chicken, or any dish with Asian flair.
Number of Servings: 2


    - 3/4 lb of Thin Asparagus, snapped at base and cut diagonally into 2 inch pieces
    - 1/2 Tbsp. Canola Oil
    - 1/2 Tbsp. Light Soy Sauce
    - 1/8 tsp. Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
    - 1/2 tsp. Seasame Oil
    - 1/2 tsp. Seasame Seeds


Serves two as side.

1) Boil 1/4 inch water in large skillet
2) Add aspagus and return to boil
3) Reduce heat and cook another 5 mins covered at a simmer or until tender but not mushy
4) Drain and cool with cold water
5) Blot dry

6) Heat Canola oil in skillet over high heat.
7) Add asparagus, ginger, soy and pepper flakes and stir fry for about 2-5 minutes or until heated and flavored through.
8) Remove from heat, plate, and sprinke with seasame seeds and oil.

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user THESPY75.

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I actually made this with fresh brussel sprouts and OMG.... so delish! I can't wait to try it with the asparagus! I am salivating just thinking about it! - 1/28/09

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  • Good
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    The title of this sounds YUMMY but where is the ginger in the recipe ? Do you use Fresh Ginger root ? or Ginger Spice ? - 7/7/08

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  • loved - 8/12/11

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  • Our whole family loves this. I use about 1 TBSP fresh ginger in mine, we like a lot. And omit the pepper flakes. My 2 yr old is not a fan of spicy. She love this too! - 1/17/11

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  • Love the red pepper flakes for spice- very good! - 7/16/08

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