A Word From The Cook

“This is one of those baked asparagus recipes you can serve with an Asian menu. Hoisin sauce and toasted sesame seeds turn asparagus, into a tangy treat!”


Prep Time:

30 Minutes


6-8 Servings


  1. Step 1 – Marinate Asparagus in Hoisin Sauce
    1. Rinse asparagus and pat dry.
    2. Remove woody ends.
    3. Apply hoisin sauce to asparagus. (Marinate in a ziplock bag if desired).
    4. Marinate for 30-60 minutes.
  2. Step 2 – Grill or Roast
    1. Cook asparagus on the grill; in a sauté pan with a little vegetable oil; or lay spears in a single layer on a foil lined baking sheet, and roast at 350 degrees for about 15 minutes.
    2. No matter how you cook it, make sure asparagus is browned, but slightly firm. Asparagus should not be cooked until limp or mushy.
  3. Step 3 – Garnish & Serve
    1. Remove asparagus from heat, sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds and salt, then serve!
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