Asian-Style Zucchini

Asian-Style Zucchini


"Thick zucchini slices are lightly browned in butter and cooked with soy sauce and sesame seeds. This makes a fabulous summer side dish!"


20 m servings 53 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 53 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 3.4 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.7g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 2.4 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 3 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 467 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in the zucchini, and cook until lightly browned. Sprinkle with soy sauce and sesame seeds. Season with garlic powder and pepper, and continue cooking until zucchini is well coated and tender.
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  1. 80 Ratings


Loved this! I am familiar with making zucchini this way but I've always used olive oil. Sauteeing the squash in butter, however, really aided in the browning factor and gave this a wonderful, ri...

It seemed it was missing something. After reading all the reviews I did as another member had suggested and drizzled honey over it and BAM! that was the flavor this needed. Sounded strange enoug...

Excellent recipe! I have made this with a mixture of zucchini, squash, onions & carrots. They all tasted great, but be careful to not overcook! Have used this recipe several times & it is a f...

Added some onion and sesame oil to this along with a few seasonings. Very good and enjoyed by all. Thanks!

Excellent! I used 2 cloves minced garlic and only I TB seasame seeds. A big hit.

I think this would taste better with olive oil or peanut oil instead of butter, the butter was a bit heavy. And you don't need to use that many sesame seeds. Otherwise it was alright, I'll make ...

Overall a good recipe - not great, but good. I quartered the zucchini lengthwise, and cooked it as directed (made an interesting presentation). I used fresh garlic and added 2 tsp of honey when ...

Sorry, I have multiple issues with this recipe. I don't think 1 zucchini is enough to make 4 servings. I guess it depends on the size, but I would use 2 medium instead. Secondly, why does the in...

very tasty. used sesame oil instead of butter. this is a nice change to plain zucchini sides. a keeper.