Sesame Asparagus..different and Delish!

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

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.

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.


Most Helpful

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! ;)

Rita~ March 29, 2008

We love asparagus and really enjoyed this dish. I used low sodium soy sauce and added a splash of rice vinegar at the end of cooking to give some brightness and a touch of sweetness to the dish. I served this with an asian marinated pork tenderloin and coconut jasmine rice. What a great meal! thanks!

shimmerchk August 01, 2006

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