Zesty asparagus

    20 min

    This asparagus dish is so good that it'll make your mouth water. Steamed asparagus is drizzled with a delicious dressing made with lime juice, lime zest, coriander and ginger.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 675g fresh asparagus, trimmed
    • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
    • 1 teaspoon grated lime zest
    • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh coriander
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh root ginger
    • 1/2 teaspoon caster sugar
    • 6 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • salt and ground black pepper to taste

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:20min 

    1. Pour about 2.5cm of water into the bottom half of a steamer pan set and place over medium heat. Place the asparagus in the top half of the steamer pan set; steam until tender, 4 to 5 minutes. Remove the asparagus and arrange on a serving plate.
    2. Whisk the lime juice, lime zest, coriander, ginger and sugar together in a bowl; stream the vegetable oil into the mixture while whisking. Season with salt and pepper. Drizzle over the asparagus.

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    Reviews in English (12)


    Delicious and makes for a delightful summer treat.  -  21 Aug 2010  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    I used olive oil instead of vegetable oil....it was delicious!  -  15 Nov 2010  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    Has a delicate flavor that enhances the asparagus without overpowering it.  -  07 Dec 2011  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)