Asian-Style Asparagus Recipe

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Asian-Style Asparagus-is a delicous, easy and quick (20) minute recipe for a spicy Chinese side. Tender, fresh asparagus spears are simmered on the stovetop in a sesame-ginger sauce for a dish that will rival the best Chinese restaurants. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic and Weight Watchers (2) PointsPlus recipe.

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Servings: 7


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  1. In a food processor or blender, combine everything except the asparagus and mix until thoroughly blended. Set aside.
  2. Cut the asparagus into two-inch pieces, on a diagonal.
  3. Half fill a large skillet with water, cover and bring to a boil. Add the asparagus and simmer just until crisp-tender (approx. 4-5 minutes). Drain well but do not rinse.
  4. Transfer to a serving bowl. Pour the sauce over the hot asparagus and toss to coat. Serve warm or at room temperature.
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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 12g
Recipe makes 7 servings
Calories 32  
Calories from Fat 27 84%
Total Fat 3.09g 4%
Saturated Fat 0.49g 2%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 132mg 6%
Potassium 20mg 1%
Total Carbs 0.81g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.3g 1%
Sugars 0.09g 0%
Protein 0.55g 1%



  • ShaleeDP
    August 26, 2015
    This looks good. Thank you for sharing.

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