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Mushrooms - Asian Asparagus


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  • 1 bunch asparagus
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 piece ginger, 1 inch long
  • 3 cups quartered shiitake mushroom caps
  • 1 sliced garlic clove
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon each soy sauce and butter
  • Salt and pepper.


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Step 1

Cut asparagus into thirds. Heat sesame oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cut a 1-inch piece ginger into matchsticks, add to the skillet and cook, stirring, 1 minute.

Add shiitake mushroom caps and sliced garlic clove and cook, stirring, 2 minutes. Add the asparagus and water; bring to a boil, cover and cook until crisp-tender, 3 minutes.

Add soy sauce and butter; cook, stirring, 1 minute. Season with salt and pepper.

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