Serve this seasoned chilled asparagus side dish with grilled meat, chicken, or fish.
- Makes: 4 servings
pound fresh asparagus spears, trimmed
tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
teaspoon toasted sesame oil
Sesame seeds, toasted
- In a covered large saucepan, cook asparagus in boiling water for 1 minute. Using tongs, transfer asparagus to a large bowl of ice water. Let stand for 2 minutes. Drain well and pat dry with paper towels. Place asparagus in a large resealable plastic bag.
- In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce and sesame oil; pour over asparagus. Seal bag. Chill for 1 to 4 hours. Drain, discarding soy sauce mixture. To serve, sprinkle asparagus with sesame seeds.
Nutrition Facts (Sesame Asparagus)
- 21 kcal cal.;
- 1 g Fat, total;
- 0 mg chol.;
- 0 g sat. fat;
- 3 g carb.;
- 0 g Monosaturated fat;
- 0 g Polyunsaturated fat;
- 1 g fiber;
- 1 g sugar;
- 2 g pro.;
- 301 mg sodium
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet