Asparagus Stir-Fry With Black Bean Sauce

Ingredients

2 tablespoons mirin
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/4 cup chinese black bean sauce
2 garlic cloves, minced
3 slc ginger, minced
1 tablespoon canola oil
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 1/2 pounds asparagus, trim & cut in 2" pc
3 scallions, cut into 2" pieces
1 tablespoon slivered almonds
red pepper flakes, to taste

Preparation

1
In a small bow, mix mirin or wine with cornstarch until smooth; set aside. In another small bowl, mix black bean sauce with garlic and ginger; set aside.
2
Heat oil in a large nonstick frypan over medium heat. Add black bean mixture; cook, stirring constantly until well blended, about 1 minute. Add broth and soy sauce; cook, stirring, about 1 minute.
3
Increase heat to medium-high. Add asparagus and scallions; cook, stirring, until vegetables are crisp-tender, 3-4 minutes. Add additional broth or water if necessary to prevent sticking.
4
With slotted spoon, transfer vegetables to serving platter. Reduce heat to medium. Add cornstarch mixture to pan; stir until sauce thickens, 1-2 minuites. Pour sauce over asparagus and sprinkle with almonds. Sprinkle with red pepper flakes if desired.

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Yield:

4.0 servings

Added:

Tuesday, December 1, 2009 - 10:53pm

Creator:

Anonymous

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