stir-fried sesame asparagus

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By Sharon Colyer
from Lexington, KY

I forgot that I had this recipe. I love sesame oil, so much, so I find this very tasty.

serves Makes 6 servings
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stir-Fry

Ingredients For stir-fried sesame asparagus

  • 2 lb
    fresh asparagus
  • 2 tsp
    sesame seeds
  • 2 Tbsp
    peanut oil
  • 2 tsp
    grated fresh ginger
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    sesame oil

How To Make stir-fried sesame asparagus

  • 1
    Bring a pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Lightly cook asparagus in the boiling water for 2-3 minutes. Drain, and immediately plunge asparagus into a bowl of ice water, until asparagus is cool, drain, and pat dry.
  • 2
    Toast sesame seeds, in a dry skillet, over medium heat, until lightly browned, 3-5 minutes; transfer to a dish, and set aside to cool.
  • 3
    Heat peanut oil, in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the ginger and asparagus to the skillet. Season with salt, and cook, until ginger is fragrant, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat; toss with sesame oil and sesame seeds to serve. Makes 6 servings.