Grilled Asparagus with Orange Wasabi Dressing


Wasabi powder and sesame oil add an Asian flair to this grilled asparagus recipe created by Chef Chris Schlesinger of The East Coast Grill in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Serve the asparagus on a bed of napa cabbage.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
6 servings


  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 2 tablespoons orange juice

  • 1 teaspoon sugar

  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Gourmet Collection® Wasabi Powder

  • ½ teaspoon McCormick® Gourmet Collection® Ground Ginger

  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil

  • 30 medium asparagus spears, trimmed

  • ¼ teaspoon McCormick® Gourmet Collection® Cracked Black Pepper

  • 1 ½ cups shredded napa cabbage


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, orange juice, sugar, wasabi powder and ginger.

  2. Pour sesame oil into a shallow dish and add the asparagus. Sprinkle with pepper. Roll asparagus in oil to coat. Grill asparagus over medium heat 4 to 6 minutes, or until crisp tender.

  3. Place shredded cabbage on a serving platter. Arrange grilled asparagus on top, and pour dressing over asparagus and cabbage.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

65 Calories
5g Fat
5g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 65
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Sodium 304mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 12mg 61%
Calcium 36mg 3%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 232mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.