Grilled Soy-Sesame Asparagus

Grilled Soy-Sesame Asparagus

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Sue Lau 4

"This asparagus pairs especially well with Asian types of grilled foods, such as kebabs or satays."

Ingredients

18 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 100 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 100 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 5.9 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.8g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 4.9 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 230 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat grill for high heat.
  2. In a bowl, mix sesame oil, soy sauce, garlic, and brown sugar. Place asparagus in the bowl, and toss to coat.
  3. Lightly oil a fine-mesh grill grate. Place asparagus on grate, and cook 8 minutes, until tender but firm. Garnish with sesame seeds to serve.

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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The "off" flavor a reviewer described may be from cooking with "toasted" sesame oil (the dark one). It is used for finishing, since it breaks down at high temps. Untoasted (light amber color) ...

Given that it was 20 degrees in Wisconsin today, I'm sure I'll be forgiven that I didn't grill this. I tossed the asparagus with the soy sauce mixture right on a foil-lined cookie sheet, and roa...

I make this recipe all the time! I leave out the brown sugar and use 1/2 tsp. cumin. I make this marinade for french string beans (from costco) but use 1 1/2 of the marinade. I roast it in the o...