Asian Asparagus Salad with Pecans

Asian Asparagus Salad with Pecans


"I served this for our Thanksgiving dinner and it was a BIG hit! It tastes better if marinated for at least 24 hours."


1 d 25 m servings 113 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 113 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 8.9 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.1g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 3.7 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 526 mg
  • 21%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a medium saucepan of water to a boil, and cook the asparagus until tender but crisp. Drain, and briefly immerse in cold water.
  2. In a large, resealable plastic bag, mix the rice vinegar, soy sauce, vegetable oil, sugar, salt, and pepper. Seal the asparagus in the bag. Marinate 24 hours in the refrigerator. Sprinkle the marinated asparagus with pecans and green onion to serve.


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  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes information for the full amount of the marinade ingredients. Depending on marinating time, ingredients, cooking method, etc., the actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.
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  1. 57 Ratings


This is a DELICIOUS recipe and so easy! I roasted the asparagus in the oven with a little olive oil and used part sesame oil as some others had suggested. I also cut the spears into about 2" pie...

I started making this dish with the intention of preparing it exactly as written. However, after marinating the asparagus overnight, I decided to ad lib the final touches. I tossed the marinat...

Absolutely excellent recipe. I do not normally even particularly like asparagus, but this recipe was a tremendous hit with both me and my family. My parents both loved fact, my dad rav...

This is a fabulous dish to take to picnics or any summer gathering, actually anytime of year it is Great and easy easy! ( I use splenda,low sodium soy and roast the pecans)

This was OK but not anything that made me go "wow!" I think my problem was my asparagus wasn't as fresh as I would have liked and that imparted a bitter taste. I am going to try it again using f...

My guests and I did not care for this recipe. I felt that the soy sauce flavor overpowered the dish (I followed the recipe exactly). I liked the idea of a cold, marinated, crisp asparagus dish...

This is a wonderful salad/vegetable. I took it to a party last night and it was eaten with many raves. This morning I had to send the recipe to everyone attending. I did substitute l tablespo...

i just made the asparagus, i didn't add the onions or the pecans, but we did not like this. maybe it's because of how long it was marinated? maybe i will make again, but only use dressing at t...

This was delicious!!! I will definately make this again.