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Marinated Zucchini and Ginger

with Dates and Cilantro
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Marinated Zucchini and Ginger

Marinated Zucchini and Ginger - Perfect for picnics or as a light lunch on the go

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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
40 min.
Preparation
ready in 1 hr 10 min.
Ready in
Calories:
173
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie173 kcal(8 %)
Protein4 g(4 %)
Fat8 g(7 %)
Carbohydrates19 g(13 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage5 g(17 %)
Vitamin A0.3 mg(38 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E3.2 mg(27 %)
Vitamin B₁0.2 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₂0.2 mg(18 %)
Niacin2.2 mg(18 %)
Vitamin B₆0.2 mg(14 %)
Folate73 μg(24 %)
Pantothenic acid0.3 mg(5 %)
Biotin5.4 μg(12 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin C36 mg(38 %)
Potassium601 mg(15 %)
Calcium148 mg(15 %)
Magnesium65 mg(22 %)
Iron4.1 mg(27 %)
Iodine6 μg(3 %)
Zinc1 mg(13 %)
Saturated fatty acids0.8 g
Uric acid61 mg
Cholesterol0 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
2 ⅕ pounds
2 bunches
Scallions (about 200 grams)
1 piece
fresh Ginger root (about 30 grams)
2 ounces
Dates (pitted)
3 tablespoons
1
6 sprigs
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 large Non-stick pan, 1 Slotted spatula, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Fine grater, 1 large Bowl, 1 Citrus juicer, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Storage container (about 1.5 liter capacity)

Preparation steps

1.
Marinated Zucchini and Ginger preparation step 1

Rinse zucchini, wipe dry and cut into slices (about 5 mm thick) (approximately 1/4 inch thick).

2.
Marinated Zucchini and Ginger preparation step 2

Rinse scallions, pat dry and cut diagonally into 2 cm (approximately 3/4-inch) pieces. Peel ginger root and finely grate.

3.
Marinated Zucchini and Ginger preparation step 3

Halve dates and cut lengthwise into thin strips. Mix with the ginger in a bowl.

4.
Marinated Zucchini and Ginger preparation step 4

Heat 1 tablespoon canola oil in a non-stick pan over medium heat. Cook zucchini into 2 batches until tender, about 5 minutes per batch. Season with salt and pepper and fold into the ginger-date mixture.

5.
Marinated Zucchini and Ginger preparation step 5

Heat the remaining canola oil in pan over medium heat. Cook scallions until tender, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper and add to the zucchini mixture.

6.
Marinated Zucchini and Ginger preparation step 6

Squeeze out lemon juice. Add 3 tablespoons juice to the vegetables, cover and marinate for about 30 minutes.

7.
Marinated Zucchini and Ginger preparation step 7

Rinse cilantro, shake dry and pluck leaves. Add to vegetables.

8.
Marinated Zucchini and Ginger preparation step 8

Season with salt, pepper and remaining lemon juice. Store in an airtight container (about 1.5 liter capacity) for easy transporting.