Grilled Asparagus With Barbecue Butter

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 6 mins

I love grilled asparagus and this recipe adds a special touch! Recipe courtesy of the Neely's.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 lbs large asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 teaspoon neelys bbq seasoning, recipe follows
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • Barbecue butter

  • 1 tablespoon neelys bbq seasoning, recipe follows
  • 12 cup butter, slightly softened
  • Neelys BBQ Seasoning

  • 4 ounces paprika
  • 2 ounces white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder


  1. For the BBQ seasoning: Mix ingredients together and store in an airtight container for up to 6 months.
  2. For the butter: Mix rub into butter. Spread the butter mixture lengthwise across a piece of plastic wrap. Roll the butter up tightly into a log and twist the ends. Refrigerate.
  3. Asparagus: Preheat grill. If using a stovetop grill, use medium-high heat. Gently toss asparagus with seasoning, oil and salt and pepper, to taste. Grill asparagus until tender, turning once, about 6 minutes. Serve with barbecue butter.
Most Helpful

I agree that grilled asparagus is wonderful. The sugar adds an extra touch of sweetness to the asparagus which I very much enjoyed. I also liked the hint of smokiness from the paprika.

iris5555 May 14, 2008