Asparagus with Sesame Citrus Sauce

Title: Asparagus with Sesame Citrus Sauce
Categories: Vegetable
Yield: 4 Servings

3/4 lb Asparagus spears
1 tb Butter or margarine
1 tb Sesame seeds
1 tb Fresh orange juice
1 ts Fresh lemon juice
1 ts Sesame oil

Recipe by: adapted from BH&G, New CookBook 1993. From: PatH

Date: Thu, 9 May 1996 15:05:54 -0700 (PDT)
Prepare the asparagus. Snap off bases of spears and discard. Cut into
1-inch pieces. Bring a small abount of salted water to boil in a saucepan;
add asparagus and cook 6 to 8 minutes or until crisp-tender. (Micro-zap
about 5 minutes.) Arrest cooking by rinsing in cold water. Drain. Set

Prepare sauce by pre-measuring and having ingredients available. Melt
butter in saucepan. Add seeds and cook, stirring 2 to 3 minutes over
moderate heat, until browned. Add lemon juice, orange juice, then oil, in
that order, stirring. Taste. Salt only if too bitter.

Add asparagus to sauce, and toss until coated. Heat through. Serve hot.




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