Grilled Asparagus

Grilled Asparagus Recipe
Photo: David Tsay

This recipe is equally delicious with artichokes. Boil 30 to 35 minutes, cut in half and remove fuzzy choke, then proceed with step 3, below.


Makes 4 to 6 servings

Total time: 21 Minutes

Recipe from

Coastal Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 2 Minutes
Grill: 4 Minutes
Total: 21 Minutes


1 1/2 pounds large asparagus stalks, trimmed
Extra virgin olive oil
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat (350° to 400°).

2. Snap off and discard tough ends of asparagus. Cook asparagus in boiling salted water 2 to 3 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Plunge asparagus into ice water to stop the cooking process; drain.

3. Brush asparagus with olive oil, and sprinkle with kosher salt and pepper. Grill 2 minutes on each side; let cool. Top with Citrus-and-Caper Aïoli.

Cat Cora,

Coastal Living

May 2012
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