Stir Fried Vegetables in Black Bean Ginger Sauce – a delicious side dish to serve with Asian inspired meals, or serve it alone on rice or noodles for a delicious, healthy, vegetarian dinner.
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Stir Fried Vegetables in Black Bean Ginger Sauce - a delicious side dish to serve with Asian inspired meals, or serve it alone on rice or noodles for a delicious, healthy, vegetarian dinner.
- 1/2 cup black bean sauce
- 3 tbsp light soya sauce
- 1 tbsp brown sugar
- 2 tbsp fresh greated ginger root
- 2 tsp sesame oil
- 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
- 2 cloves minced garlic
- 3 tbsp peanut oil
- 1 1/2 cups sliced fennel
- 2 carrots thinly sliced
- 1 cup white asparagus cut in 1 inch lengths, regular asparagus is fine to use too
- 1 cup snow peas
- 1 large red pepper diced
- 1 cup water chestnuts
- 1 tsp cornstarch dissolved in a few tablespoons of water.
Before beginning to cook the vegetables, mix together the ingredients for the sauce, so you can have it at the ready.
In a wok over high heat, lightly sauté the garlic in the oil before addling the sliced fennel and carrots.
Cook for 2-3 minutes before adding the white asparagus
Cook for an additional minute before adding the peas, peppers and water chestnuts.
Toss together well, then add, all at once.
Toss well, bring to a boil, then thicken the sauce with a slurry of 1tsp cornstarch dissolved in a little water.
Toss well, cook for another minute until thickened slightly and serve with a garnish of sesame seeds.