Chinese-fried asparagus with miso and sesame

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Pure Vegetarian

By Paul Gayler

Published 2006

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An oriental way of enjoying asparagus that takes only minutes to make.


  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable or sunflower oil
  • 2.5


Heat a large frying pan or wok, add the sesame seeds and dry-fry over a high heat for 1 minute or until golden. Set aside. Return the pan to the heat, add the oil, ginger, garlic, miso and mirin and mix well. Add the asparagus and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes or until almost tender. Sprinkle over the sugar and a little cracked black pepper and stir-fry for a further 1 minute.

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