Sesame-Ginger Glazed Asparagus

Sesame-Ginger Glazed Asparagus Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

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Recipe Time

Total: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 43
Fat 0.8 g
Satfat 0.1 g
Sodium 134 mg


1 pound asparagus, trimmed
1 tablespoon lower-sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon honey
1 teaspoon lime juice
1 teaspoon minced peeled fresh ginger
1/2 teaspoon minced fresh garlic
2 teaspoons toasted sesame seeds
Lime wedges


1. Cook asparagus in boiling water 2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain.

2. Microwave soy sauce, honey, lime juice, ginger, and garlic on HIGH for 2 minutes. Arrange asparagus on a platter. Drizzle soy sauce mixture over asparagus; sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds. Serve with lime wedges.


Laura Zapalowski,

Cooking Light

April 2011
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