Gingered Asparagus

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Gingered Asparagus

Gingered  Asparagus
Number of Servings: 6 Total Preparation Time: less than 15 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: 15 to 30 minutes Source: Shirley Wu
Food Groups: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetables
Meal Type: Dinner Entrée
Nutrition Content: Low Calorie
Origin: Asian
Special Features: Quick to Prepare (under 30 minutes), Make Ahead , Vegetarian

A great make ahead dish that your friends and family will love.


3/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1 1/2 Tbsp fresh ginger, grated
2 Tbsp maple syrup
1 lb fresh asparagus
1 clove garlic, finely minced
3 to 4 Tbsp sesame oil
1 tsp soy sauce
1/2 tsp salt


Combine vinegar, ginger, and maple syrup and bring to a boil. Cook uncovered over medium heat 10-15 minutes and set aside. Cut off 1/2" of each lower stalk of asparagus. Bring water to a boil, cook asparagus until tender. Remove from heat and rinse with cold water. Combine garlic, oil, salt and soy sauce with vinegar mixture. Arrange asparagus on a plate. Cover with marinade and refrigerate 1-2 hours before serving.

Nutrient Information
Calories: 113
Total Fat: 7g
Saturated Fat: 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3g
Sodium: 230mg
Carbohydrates: 12g
Protein: 2g
Fiber: 1.6g
Vitamin A: 572 IU
Vitamin C:
Iron: 1.7mg

Cook's Notes: