Hot and Spicy Sesame Sunchokes

  • Yield: 4 servings

This recipe can also be enjoyed chilled the next day.


2teaspoons olive or canola oil
1teaspoon Asian sesame oil
1 garlic clove, minced
1/4teaspoon crushed dried red pepper flakes or small jalapeno, minced
1pound peel-on sunchokes, thinly sliced
Water, as needed
1tablespoon soy sauce
1tablespoon rice vinegar
1tablespoon sesame seeds


  1. Heat both oils in a large nonstick saute pan or skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and pepper flakes; saute 30 seconds until garlic begins to turn light brown. Add sunchokes and stir well to combine. Saute 3 minutes, adding a drop of water, if needed, to prevent sticking. Add soy sauce, vinegar and sesame seeds. Continue to saute 1 minute and serve.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 107
  • Fat 4g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 233mg
  • Carbohydrate 14g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Protein 2g