Asparagus With Orange Ginger Sauce

READY IN: 18mins
Recipe by Outta Here

A nice dress-up for steamed asparagus.

Top Review by School Chef

Full of flavor and a simple but elegant way to serve asparagus. Made for Football Pool 11 week 15 win.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb fresh asparagus
  • 12 cup orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest, grated
  • 1 12 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 inch fresh gingerroot, peeled and grated
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds, toasted

Directions

  1. Wash asparagus and snap off tough ends. Place in a steamer basket and steam until just tender, about 5 minutes.
  2. In a small saucepan, stir together juice, zest and cornstarch.
  3. Cook over medium-high heat until boiling. Let thicken and reduce while stirring with a whisk, about 3 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and add grated ginger.
  5. Place asparagus on a serving plate and pour sauce over asparagus; top with toasted almonds.

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