Asian Marinated Asparagus

Asian Marinated Asparagus

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"A delicious balance of sweet, salty, tangy, and spicy."
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2 h 15 m servings 117 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 117 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 6.4 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 13.2g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 4.6 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 808 mg
  • 32%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Fill a large bowl with with cold water; add ice.
  2. Bring a pot of water to a boil; cook asparagus in boiling water until bright green, 1 to 2 minutes. Drain asparagus and plunge into ice water to stop cooking. Drain and transfer asparagus to a baking dish.
  3. Whisk soy sauce, rice vinegar, vegetable oil, agave nectar, garlic, ginger, sesame oil, and cayenne pepper in a large bowl; pour marinade over asparagus, adding water if necessary to submerge asparagus. Cover baking dish and refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight.
  4. Drain marinade and sprinkle sesame seeds over asparagus before serving.


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Robin, your recipe was absolutely wonderful and received rave reviews this Easter. I followed the recipe pretty closely with just a couple of exceptions, steamed asparagus instead of boiling an...

Excellent recipe!! Didn't have agave nectar so subbed honey.

this is what happened after I made it according to directions and allowing it to marinade @5 hours. my wife had to wolf down 5 just to ,"make sure it's spiced correctly." I loved watching her, ...

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