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Asparagus Cashew Stir-Fry

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Category: Vegetables, Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 4 c Hot cooked Brown Rice


3 tb Soy sauce
2 tb Cornstarch
1 1/2 c Water or vegetable stock
1 tb Minced Gingerroot
1 ts (pref toasted) Sesame Oil
1/4 ts Dry crushed red pepper
1 ds White pepper

2 tb Safflower oil
1 lb Fresh Asparagus *
4 x Scallions, chopped
Sm sweet red pepper, chopped
Clove Garlic, minced
1 c Cashews **

* woody parts of stems removed, tender part cut into 3" lengths (3 cups)
** dry-roasted and unsalted, or raw slivered almonds GARNISH: mandarin
orange sections and toasted sesame seeds, optional Cook or reheat brown
rice. In small bowl, combine soy sauce and cornstarch. Stir in remaining
sauce ingredients; set aside. In a wok or large skillet, heat oil. Stir-fry
asparagus, scallions, pepper, and garlic until vegetables are crisp/tender.
Stir sauce mixture; pour it over the vegetables and stir until it is
thickened and bubbly. Reduce heat; fold in cashews. Cover and cook 1
minute, until cashews are heated through. Serves 4-6. VARIATIONS: - 3-4 c
broccoli florets may be substituted for asparagus; or add other veggies
such as sliced mushrooms or thinly sliced carrots - with the cashews,
gently stir in 1 lb firm tofu cut into 1/2" cubes - serve over pasta rather
than rice; buckwheat noodles are good

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