Marinated asparagus

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Marinated asparagus

Photo, Erik Putz.


  • 1 bunch asparagus
  • 2 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 tbsp minced ginger
  • 1 minced garlic clove
  • 1 tsp honey
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame seeds


  • PEEL bottom third of asparagus stalks. Boil until tender-crisp, about 3 min. Drain and rinse with cold water. Pat dry with paper towels.
  • WHISK soy sauce, rice vinegar, canola oil, ginger, garlic, honey and cayenne in a large bowl.
  • ADD asparagus and toss to coat. Chill for 30 min, then discard marinade.
  • SPRINKLE with sesame seeds, and serve.