Asparagus With Wasabi-Mayonnaise Dip

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 5 mins

Adapted from Cooking Live, this is excellent! You may add more wasabi if you want more kick! This is good with other vegetables, meat, sandwiches and crackers!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Blanch the asparagus in 2 batches in a large saucepan of boiling salted water for 1 minute.
  2. Move to a colander and rinse under cold running water to stop it from cooking.
  3. Drain well and pat dry.
  4. Whisk together mayonnaise, soy sauce, sugar, lemon juice, and wasabi paste until sugar is dissolved.
  5. Serve asparagus with dip.
  6. This dip is also good as a spread for sandwiches and as a topping for cooked veggies! Enjoy!


Most Helpful

What a great, simple and quick sauce. It sure kicks asparagus up a notch. We had quite a bit leftover, so will try it on some other veggies later in the week. Next time I will be braver and add a little more of the wasabi paste.

morgainegeiser April 12, 2011

Sensational combination of flavours. Made the sauce exactly as written using Recipe #207860 for the mayo. I can imagine many more uses for this wonderful sauce -- tonight we also drizzled it on our steaks and mashed potatoes. I think I'll make it again this week as a dip for Friday night drinks at work. Thanks so much for posting.

Leggy Peggy October 18, 2010

I love this sauce, and it is definitely my favorite way to eat veggies now. But, I prefer to roast the asparagus in oil for 12 minutes at 400*F or to fry it in a tablespoon of oil for 5 minutes over the much faster blanching. It just wasn't crisp enough for my liking.

SAHS September 24, 2010

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