Sesame-Hoisin Asparagus

6
Servings
10m
Prep Time
10m
Cook Time
20m
Ready In


"This recipe is an Asian take on the traditional roast-salt-lemon juice version. The roasting time is an estimate as the thickness of the asparagus can vary to much. If using thin asparagus, be careful not to overcook. Sad, soggy aspargaus is not fun and no yum."

Original recipe yields 6 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (124.4 g)
  • Calories 62.4
  • Total Fat - 4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 0.4 mg
  • Sodium - 35.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 5.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.6 g
  • Sugars - 2.4 g
  • Protein - 2.8 g
  • Calcium - 43.7 mg
  • Iron - 2.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 7.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Preheat oven to 425F.

Step 2

Trim tough, woody ends off asparagus and spread them in a single layer on a large parchment lined rimmed baking sheet.

Step 3

In a small bowl, whisk together hoisin sauce, lemon juice, olive oil and sesame oil.

Step 4

Pour mixture over asparagus; using your hands, rub glaze all over asparagus, then sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Step 5

Roast for 10-12 minutes, until spears are tender and lightly browned. (exact time will depend on the thickness of asparagus. DO NOT OVERCOOK THEM!

Step 6

Top with a grind or two of pepper and serve immediately.

Tips & Variations


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ellie

Great and easy way to cook asparagus! Made as directed and served with grilled chicken. Thanks for sharing!

review by:
(18 Jul 2020)