You are here: Home » Recipes » Pan-Seared Spicy Asparagus with Shiitake Mushrooms Pan-Seared Spicy Asparagus with Shiitake Mushrooms Recipe by Relish Contributor Yield 2 servings A great side dish using fresh asparagus and earthy mushrooms. Add diced firm tofu to make this a vegetarian main dish. PrintEmail Ingredients 1 tablespoon canola oil2 teaspoons Asian sesame oil1 tablespoon minced ginger root2 garlic cloves, minced1/2 teaspoon crushed red chili flakes1 pound asparagus, bottom ends trimmed, cut diagonally into 1-inch lengths1 (3.5-ounce) package shiitake mushrooms, stems removed and caps sliced thinly2 teaspoons soy sauce1 tablespoon sesame seeds Instructions Heat canola and sesame oils over medium-heat in a large nonstick saute pan or skillet. Add ginger, garlic and chili flakes; saute 1 minute. Add asparagus and mushrooms, stirring often, 4 to 5 minutes until asparagus are tender but al dente. Add soy sauce and sesame seeds and combine well.