Asparagus and Crab With a Light Ginger Sauce Recipe

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Asparagus and Crab With a Light Ginger Sauce
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  1. Working over a bowl, use your fingers to squeeze the grated fresh ginger to release its juice. you should get about 1/2 to 3/4t of ginger juice. add the fish sauce if using, lemon juice, and crabmeat. gently mix.
  2. In a wok or large saute pan, add the stock, sugar, salt, and pepper. bring to a boil. add the asparagus and immediately cover. steam on medium heat for 2 minutes, or until crisp-tender. use a pair of tongs to remove the asparagus to a plate, leaving the broth in the pan. drizzle the sesame oil over the asparagus.
  3. Reutrn the pan with the broth to the stove on low heat. bring to a simmer and add the crabmeat mixture. return to a simmer. stir in the cornstarch slurry and let thicken, about 15 seconds. taste the broth, and season with additional salt if needed. pour over the asparagus.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 161.15 Kcal (675 kJ)
Calories from fat 11.24 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.25g 2%
Sodium 4704.74mg 196%
Potassium 164.14mg 3%
Total Carbs 25.21g 8%
Sugars 1.69g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1.58g 6%
Protein 7.26g 15%
Vitamin C 4.8mg 8%
Iron 1.5mg 9%
Calcium 19.4mg 2%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 115.33 Kcal (483 kJ)
Calories from fat 8.04 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.89g 2%
Sodium 3366.83mg 196%
Potassium 117.47mg 3%
Total Carbs 18.04g 8%
Sugars 1.21g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1.13g 6%
Protein 5.19g 15%
Vitamin C 3.4mg 8%
Iron 1.1mg 9%
Calcium 13.9mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 3
  • 4

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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