Zucchini with Ginger and Sesame Seeds

Zucchini with Ginger and Sesame Seeds

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  • 2

    Tbs (30 ml) olive oil

  • 1

    tsp (5 ml) sesame oil

  • 2-4

    cloves garlic, finely chopped

  • 2

    tsp (10 ml) grated fresh ginger

  • 1-1½

    lbs (456-675 g) zucchini (courgettes), sliced

  • ¼

    cup (60 ml) chicken stock or water

  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

  • 2

    Tbs (30 ml) toasted sesame seeds


Heat the olive and sesame oils in a wok or heavy skillet over moderate heat. Saute the garlic and ginger for 30 seconds. Add the zucchini and stir fry for 2 to 3 minutes, until they begin to brown slightly. Add the chicken stock and cook partially covered for 1 to 2 minutes, until tender. Season with salt and pepper and garnish with toasted sesame seeds. Serves 4 to 6.


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