Asparagus Chinese Style
|Asparagus||1 1⁄2 Pound|
|Vegetable oil/Peanut oil||2 Tablespoon|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), peeled and minced|
|Chicken broth||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Cornstarch||1 Tablespoon (Mixed With 2 Tablespoon Soy Sauce And Cold Water)|
|Black pepper||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
1. Break off the tough stem ends of the asparagus as far down as the stalks snap easily. Wash the asparagus thoroughly and cut the stalks at an angle into 1/2-inch slices.
2. Heat the oil in a 10- or 12-inch skillet, add the garlic, salt, and asparagus, and saute over moderate heat for 2 minutes.
3. Pour in the chicken broth and bring to a boil.
4. Add the cornstarch, water, and soy sauce mixture, stir, and bring to a boil again. Stir for 1 minute, add the pepper, and serve at once.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 475 Calories from Fat 272
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 31 g47.5%
Saturated Fat 4.2 g20.9%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 952.9 mg39.7%
Total Carbohydrates 44 g14.5%
Dietary Fiber 14.7 g58.8%
Sugars 13.6 g
Protein 16 g32.4%
Vitamin A 102.9% Vitamin C 66.3%
Calcium 17.6% Iron 82.8%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet