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SESAME GLAZED ASPARAGUS Recipe

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Added: Monday, April 13, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pound asparagus
4 tablespoons butter
6 green onions, thinly sliced diagonally
finely grated peel of 1/2 small lemon
1 tablespoon lemon juice
salt and pepper to taste
pinch of red (cayenne) pepper
I to 2 tablespoons sesame seeds, lightly toasted
1 teaspoon sesame oil
To garnish:
Lemon slices
Sprigs of flat-leaf parsley

Directions:
Directions:
1. Cut off woody part at bottom of asparagus stems and, using a knife, scrape off white part of stems. Cut asparagus spears diagonally in 3 or 4 equal pieces. Place in a large saucepan and add enough boiling salted water to cover. Cook, covered, 8 to 10 minutes, until just tender, drain well.
2. In a large skillet, melt butter. Add green onions and sauté gently 1 minute. Add lemon peel and juice, then stir in asparagus. Toss lightly in sauce over low heat 2 to 3 minutes, until heated through.
3. Season with salt, pepper and red pepper. Turn onto a warmed serving platter and sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds and sesame oil. Garnish with lemon slices and parsley; serve hot.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4

 

 

 

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