Oriental Sesame Celery
Low Carbohydrate Recipe
Goes well with any Japanese food, it's also good when cold. Also makes a great topping for tofu.
4 stalks celery
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 teaspoons sake
Pinch of sweetener or sugar
4 teaspoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons sesame seeds, lightly toasted and crushed
Ground dried chile peppers
String the celery and cut each piece into 2 inch segments. Cut each segment into lengthwise 1/4 inch strips.
Heat the oil in a frying pan over high heat and add the celery. Stir fry until just tender, about 1 minute. Add the sake and Splenda and stir until the liquid has evaporated. Add the soy sauce and stir until the liquid is almost gone. Stir in chili pepper to taste.
Transfer to a dish and sprinkle with the sesame seeds.
To crush the sesame seeds, place them in a Ziploc bag and roll with a rolling pin until they are crushed.
Total Carbohydrates: 14