Saturday, April 9, 2011

Sauteed Asparagus with Shitake Mushroom

1 bunch asparagus - ends trimmed, stems slightly peeled and cut into halves
1 shitake mushroom
2 shallot - sliced
2 cloves garlic - chopped
1 tbsp soy sauce
1 tsp sesame oil
dash of pepper
2 tbsp olive oil

  1. Heat up 1 tbsp oil in a pan.  Add in mushroom and saute for 1 minute.  Add shallot and garlic and saute for another 1- 2 minutes or until fragrant.  Sprinkle some pepper and remove from pan and set aside.
  2. Add another 1 tbsp oil into the pan.  Saute the stem part of the asparagus, covered for 2 minutes, turning once in between.  Push aside and add in the asparagus shoots.  Cover for another 2 mins.
  3. Remove cover and drizzle soy sauce and sesame oil over the asparagus.
  4. Transfer to a serving plate and serve together with the mushroom.