CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Earth Day SpecialCelebrate Earth Day with the following recipe.
By: Herald Staff Report,
Celebrate Earth Day with the following recipe.
Earth Day Special
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 large shallot, minced
1 pound of asparagus cut in 1-inch lengths on the bias
1 cup shiitake mushrooms, stems removed, sliced thinly
½ teaspoon crushed red chili flakes
1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce or tamari
2 teaspoons mirin
2 teaspoons rice vinegar
1 7-ounce bag baby arugula or field greens
Heat oil in large nonstick pan over high heat. Add shallots, asparagus and mushrooms. Saute for 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently until vegetables are lightly browned and tender. Add red chili flakes, soy sauce or tamari, mirin and rice vinegar and continue to saute for 1 minute longer. Remove from flame and set aside. Pile arugula on large plate. Arrange sauteed vegetables and croutons over greens and serve.
Yield: Serves 4.
Grab more food tidbits at the Chef Jeff blog at GrandForksHerald.com.