Stir Fried vegetables in Black Bean Ginger Sauce close up photo garnished with sesame seeds.

Stir Fried Vegetables in Black Bean Ginger Sauce

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.

Course Dinner, Lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine Asian Inspired
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 233 kcal


For the sauce

  • 1/2 cup black bean sauce
  • 3 tbsp light soya sauce
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp fresh grated ginger root
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper

For the stir fried vegetables

  • 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.
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  1. Before beginning to cook the vegetables, mix together the ingredients for the sauce, so you can have it at the ready.
  2. In a wok over high heat, lightly sauté the garlic in the oil before addling the sliced fennel and carrots.
  3. Cook for 2-3 minutes before adding the white asparagus
  4. Cook for an additional minute before adding the peas, peppers and water chestnuts.
  5. Toss together well, then add, all at once.
  6. Toss well, bring to a boil, then thicken the sauce with a slurry of 1tsp cornstarch dissolved in a little water.
  7. Toss well, cook for another minute until thickened slightly and serve with a garnish of sesame seeds.

Recipe Notes

The nutritional information provided is automatically calculated by third party software and is meant as a guideline only. Exact accuracy is not guaranteed. For recipes where all ingredients may not be used entirely, such as those with coatings on meats, or with sauces or dressings for example, calorie & nutritional values per serving will likely be somewhat lower than indicated.

Nutrition Facts
Stir Fried Vegetables in Black Bean Ginger Sauce
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 233 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 1594mg69%
Potassium 589mg17%
Carbohydrates 26g9%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 6785IU136%
Vitamin C 62.9mg76%
Calcium 65mg7%
Iron 3.1mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.