Grilled Asparagus with Orange Wasabi Dressing

Grilled Asparagus with Orange Wasabi Dressing


"Wasabi powder and sesame oil add an Asian flair to this grilled asparagus recipe created by Chef Chris Schlesinger of The East Coast Grill in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Serve the asparagus on a bed of Napa cabbage."
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20 m servings 68 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 68 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 4.7 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 5.5g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 2.4 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 304 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, orange juice, sugar, wasabi powder and ginger.
  2. Pour sesame oil into a shallow dish and add the asparagus. Sprinkle with pepper. Roll asparagus in oil to coat. Grill asparagus over medium heat 4 to 6 minutes, or until crisp tender.
  3. Place shredded cabbage on a serving platter. Arrange grilled asparagus on top, and pour dressing over asparagus and cabbage.
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  1. 49 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

Very good. Works well on the george forman grill. Didn't use McCormick spices and it stilled turned out great. Will add this to my recipe collection

Most helpful critical review

It wasn't bad, but the orange-wasabi dressing was uninspiring. I was expecting an interesting blend of contrasting flavors and it just wasn't there for me. It was not too different from eating p...

Very good. Works well on the george forman grill. Didn't use McCormick spices and it stilled turned out great. Will add this to my recipe collection

I served this with Kung Pao Chicken (actually I used tofu) and it was a great combination. I didn't add all the asparagus because I wanted it a little more saucy. I also baked in the oven at 4...

This recipe was incredible, and everyone at our BBQ loved it. I used fresh ginger and doubled the dressing portion to make enough to marinate the asparagus for a few hours before grilling. The...

Mmmm Mmmmm good!!! Didn't have cabbage so I served on a bed of shredded raddicchio. The contrasting colors was beautiful and the flavor amazing. Easy too! Great recipe idea for company. Coo...

This was very good and I will be making it again but I was hoping the sauce would be a little thicker. Next time I think I will try marinading in the sauce for a while before putting the aspara...

This was done on Asian night. Awesome and easy. Louise and I have made this time and again.

Pineapple juice substitutes well with the orange juice.

Easy & tastes great!!

Cooked this recipe for our supper club. Came out great! Relatively easy to make.