ASIAN BEEF ROLLS WITH ASPARAGUS

kmi813

Ingredients

1 cup baby asparagus cut into halves
10 – 12 slices beef loin sliced extremely thin. Ask the butcher for this.
3 tbsp light Teriyaki sauce
1-2 tbsp sesame oil
1 large clove of minced garlic
1/2 tsp grated ginger
1/3 to 1/2 tsp sugar whatever your sweet tooth dictates
toasted sesame seeds
Salt And Pepper
apanese chili powder (optional)

Directions:

Rinse the asparagus, cut in half and trim off the tough parts.

Mix Teriyaki sauce, sesame oil, sugar, garlic, ginger, salt and pepper in a mixing bowl, add the beef and marinade for a minimum of 15 minutes.

Wrap the beef around each piece of baby asparagus. Secure with a toothpick or skewer.

Add sesame oil to a sauce pan, bring to medium to medium high heat, then cook both sides of the asparagus wraps for 3-5 minutes. The asparagus should be al dente’ and not limp.

To serve, arrange on a serving platter, remove the toothpick or skewer. Drizzle on a little bit of sesame oil, and sprinkle some toasted sesame seeds. Dust with Japanese chili powder if desired.

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