Hot or Cold Sesame Asparagus

Recipe by Normaone
READY IN: 11mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook asparagus in a pot of boiling salted water until almost crisp tender.
  • If serving chilled, cook until crisp tender.
  • Drain.
  • Place in a bowl of ice water to stop the cooking process.
  • Drain, pat dry, cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Combine sesame oil and butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add asparagus.
  • Saute about 2 minutes until crisp tender.
  • Mix lemon juice with soy sauce.
  • If serving cold, mix 2 T olive oil, sesame oil, lemon juice and soy sauce.
  • Do not cook further.
  • Toss with asparagus to coat.
  • Transfer to a serving plate and sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds.
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