Sesame Asparagus..different and Delish!

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by kiwidutch

I just love asparagus, but we were getting bored roasting them on the grill, but I just didn't want to steam them either, so I came up with this twist, one that I have used on my Sesame Broccoli,'s Good! Sesame Broccoli. COOKS NOTE: Wonderful hot or cold! Please note: this is an adopted recipe and I hope to make it soonest. If you make it before I do, I would appreciate feedback, Thanks ! ZWT REGION: France.

Top Review by Rita1652

Love the sesame oil and seeds on this. I made in the microwave oven cooking for 5 minutes. I added grated fresh ginger and garlic to the soy and sesame mixture. Didn`t use salt for the soy is salt enough for us. Thanks! ;)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare asparagus by snapping off tough ends and peeling if stalks are very thick.
  2. Place asparagus in large sauté pan of boiling salted water and let blanch for 3-5 minutes, until tender, but not soft.
  3. Drain asparagus and put back in sauté pan and toss with sesame oil and soy sauce, over medium heat for 3 minutes, or until warm.
  4. salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Sprinkle asparagus with toasted sesame seeds prior to serving.

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