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Asparagus with Lime and Ginger

Rated as 4.29 out of 5 Stars

"Definitely a different take on asparagus."
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20 m servings 219
Original recipe yields 4 servings (1 1/2 pounds asparagus)


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  1. Pour about 1 inch 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 platter.
  2. Whisk the lime juice, lime zest, cilantro, 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.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 219 calories; 20.8 7.7 3.7 0 22 Full nutrition

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Delicious and makes for a delightful summer treat.

I used olive oil instead of vegetable was delicious!

Has a delicate flavor that enhances the asparagus without overpowering it.

Made this an hour ahead and put the dressing on after arranging the asparagus in a fancy pie dish. Slipped it in the fridge and served it COLD - YUMMY

This was really good. I roasted the asparagus but that takes some more oil so the end result was a little more oil than I normally like so next time I will steam them.

WOW this was a different take on asparagus, I think the dressing was almost like a pesto, in fact...if I make it again, I'm going to turn the dressing into a pesto. Thanks for sharing!

This was super tasty and went really well with Wasabi Mayo Salmon!

This is delicious. It works well without the cilantro if you don't have any on hand. Just be careful not to overlook the asparagus. I'm going to try this with other green vegetables.

Delicious! Who knew asparagus and lime were such complementary flavors?!? I prepared the recipe exactly as written, except instead of vegetable oil I used olive oil, and I probably used about ...