Lightly saute fresh asparagus with minced fresh ginger for a flavorful, Asian-inspired side dish that's perfect for spring and early summer. Try this recipe with broccoli or green beans.
1 1/2 pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon sesame oil
How to Make It
Sauté asparagus in 2 teaspoons hot oil over medium-high heat in a large nonstick skillet 7 minutes. Add ginger, and sauté 1 minute. Stir in sugar and remaining ingredients, and cook 1 minute.
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This was great. I sprinkled it with sesame seeds before serving adding a nice crunch. I made it for guests and precooked the asparagus until almost done, added the ginger and removed from heat until just before serving when I continued with the recipe.
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