Asparagus With Ginger
Stir-fry asparagus is healthy and simple to prepare, yet very delicious. Asparagus With Ginger is a beautiful dish to serve and makes a great appetizer or a side dish.
Recipe serves 4.
Servings 4 people
- 1 bunch of asparagus (approx. 1 pound)
- 2 Tbsp olive oil
- 1 tsp cumin seed (jeera)
- 1 Tbsp minced ginger
- 2 tsp lemon juice
- ½ tsp salt
- ½ tsp black pepper
Holding the stalk at both ends, bend gently until it breaks on its own. Discard the hard portion of the stalk.
Cut the remaining asparagus spears diagonally into 2 inch pieces.
Bring oil to medium heat in a large frying pan that can hold all the asparagus.
Add cumin seeds and wait till they crack. Then add asparagus, ginger, lemon juice, salt and black pepper.
Stir-fry for about 4 to 5 minutes until asparagus are tender but still crunch.
Serve hot or at room temperature.
- Sprinkle shredded Parmesan cheese on cooked asparagus, just prior to serving. If the asparagus is warm enough, the cheese will melt and be delicious.
- Add 1 tablespoon sliced almonds half way through cooking the asparagus (step 5 of Method). This will make a beautiful presentation and taste great.