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Asian Asparagus Salad Recipe

Asian Asparagus Salad Recipe

A delightful change of pace from hot vegetable side dishes, this lovely asparagus salad gets an Asian twist with a simple marinade and sesame seeds. Once you try it, you'll serve it time and again. -Linda Hutton, Hayden, Idaho
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound asparagus, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

Directions

  • 1. In a saucepan, cook the asparagus in a small amount of water until crisp-tender, about 3-4 minutes. Drain well and place in a large bowl.
  • 2. Combine the soy sauce, oil, vinegar, sugar, sesame seeds, ginger and cumin; pour over asparagus and toss to coat. Cover and chill for 1 hour. Drain before serving. Yield: 4 servings.

Reviews for Asian Asparagus Salad

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auntkimi 246084
Reviewed Mar. 27, 2016

"A refreshing change of pace!"

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Francisca3032 48302
Reviewed Oct. 13, 2013

"This is good, it just needs to soak in the sauce for a couple of hours. Just as the chill time says to do. I did not let it soak and it was tasteful only where the parts had soaked for a few minutes."

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naters 27693
Reviewed Sep. 13, 2012

"This was really good. I tasted it cold and thought it was okay, but decided to warm it after it had been marinated and drained. My family and I preferred it warm."

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Tsmith55 46202
Reviewed Jun. 11, 2012

"Everyone liked this. Normally we just add butter & salt to steamed asparagus, but this was a nice change for a cold side dish."

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Tsmith55 23283
Reviewed Jun. 11, 2012

"Very tasty"

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