Insider's Kitchen

No.235 (5/10/13)

Asparagus Marinade with Sesame

By Nao H. Kauffman
Chief Editor

Fresh green vegetables are now available. You can easily find seasonal vegetables like local grown asparagus anywhere in the world, but Hokkaido actually has a large production of larger and more tasteful asparagus. Asparagus Marinade is a quick and simple style of cooking. It will go well with oriental, western or Chinese dishes.

Ingredient (serving two):

-3-5 sticks of Asparagus

-2 tablespoon graded white sesame

-1 tablespoon soy sauce or tsuyu

-1 teaspoon sugar


•  Peel off the hard part of asparagus skin around roots.

•  Boil asparagus in salty hot water for 3-5 minutes.

•  Cool down in iced water and slice them into appropriate length.

•  Mix the seasoning above.

•  Place the asparagus into the seasoning mixture for 30 minutes covered in the refrigerator.

•  Serve.


Recipe adapted from

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