Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Stir-Fried Asparagus


Stir-Fried Asparagus

Alternative :Stir-Fried Asparagus with Chinese Black Beancurd ...

Asparagus with great source of folate, vitamin B, it benefits the kidneys and the liver as it promotes elimination through urine. It is also good for those who have rheumatism and arthritis. As for pregnant women, it can help to prevent birth defects like spina bifida. But it is not recommended for those suffering from gout due to high in purines.

Preparation: 15 mins,Cooking time: 10 mins

Ingredients (serves 2)
° 100g young asparagus, end trimmed and cut into 5cm lengths
° 25g fresh lily bulb, trimmed and peeled
° 50g red capsicum, seeded and cut into 5cm lengths
° 4 fresh shiitake mushrooms
° 5-6 baby corn, halved
° 1 tempeh, cut into small cubes
° 2 slices ginger or 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped or shredded
° 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
° salt and pepper to taste
° sugar (optional) to taste

Method
1. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a wok or non-stick pan. Add the tempeh and pan-fry till crispy. Set aside.
2. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a wok. Add the ginger or garlic and fry till fragrant.
3. Throw in the mushrooms and stir-fry briskly.
4. Add in the asparagus, red capsicum, corn and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes. Lastly add in the lily bulb, tempeh and season to taste with salt, pepper and sugar.
5. Transfer to a serving dish and serve immediately.

1 comment:

Martin James said...

Thanks for sharing this recipe, I really like to cook asparagus because this is very nice and special. I hope that this will be the easiest recipe that I will cook like on my recipe for stir fry sauce.

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