Charred Tenderstem® with oriental dressing

Charred Tenderstem® with oriental dressing

  • 5 mins preparation

  • 10 mins cooking

  • Serves 2 (as a side dish)

This side dish is simple yet delicious – charred Tenderstem is topped with a tantalizing mix of garlic, ginger, chilli, tamari and toasted sesame seeds for an oriental twist on your favourite vegetable! Recipe created by food blogger, Lucy and Lentils (


You'll need:
  • 220g Tenderstem®
  • 2 tbsp tamari
  • 1/4 tsp chilli flakes
  • 1/4 tsp chopped garlic
  • 1/4 tsp chopped ginger
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • Salt and pepper
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  1. Bring a pan of water to the boil and gently simmer the Tenderstem® for around 3 minutes
  2. Place a griddle pan on high heat adding the sesame seeds, then drain the Tenderstem® and add to the griddle pan
  3. Leave on a high heat for around 3 minutes until charred, then turn and char the other side
  4. In a small dressing dish, mix the tamari, garlic, ginger, chilli flakes, salt and pepper
  5. Place the Tenderstem® on a side plate, add the toasted sesame seeds and a drizzle of the dressing and serve

Nutrition information for Tenderstem® is based on lab analysis of the raw product commissioned by Tenderstem®. Please note, nutrition may vary due to origin, methods of storage and preparation, and freshness.

Nutrition analysis of recipes featured on the Tenderstem® website is calculated by a registered dietitian using McCance and Widdowson's The Composition of Foods, Seventh Edition, but may vary slightly depending on the specific ingredients used. Analyses do not include optional ingredients or suggested accompaniments unless specific amounts are given. If there is a range in the amount of an ingredient, the smaller amount is used. When a recipe lists a choice of ingredients, the first is used.