Pan-Seared Spicy Asparagus with Shiitake Mushrooms

  • Yield: 2 servings


1tablespoon canola oil
2teaspoons Asian sesame oil
1tablespoon minced ginger root
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2teaspoon crushed red chili flakes
1pound asparagus, bottom ends trimmed, cut diagonally into 1-inch lengths
1 (3.5-ounce) package shiitake mushrooms, stems removed and caps sliced thinly
2teaspoons soy sauce
1tablespoon sesame seeds


  1. 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.  

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 178
  • Fat 14
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 450mg
  • Carbohydrate 11g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Protein 6g