Recipe courtesy of Steven Raichlen
Episode: BBQ University
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Sesame Grilled Asparagus
Total:
1 hr 38 min
Prep:
30 min
Inactive:
1 hr
Cook:
8 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
1 hr 38 min
Prep:
30 min
Inactive:
1 hr
Cook:
8 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Special equipment: Wooden toothpicks or bamboo skewers

In a shallow pan, soak skewers in cold water for 1 hour, then drain and set aside.

Preheat grill to high. Snap off the woody bases of the asparagus and discard. Skewer 4 or 5 asparagus spears together, using the toothpicks or 2 bamboo skewers, forming a raft shape.

In a small bowl, combine the sesame oil, soy sauce, and garlic and stir with a fork to mix. Brush this mixture on the asparagus rafts on both sides. Season the asparagus with a little salt and lots of pepper.

When ready to cook, place the asparagus rafts on the hot grate and grill until nicely browned on both sides, 2 to 4 minutes. Sprinkle with the sesame seeds as they grill. You can serve the asparagus as rafts or unskewered.

This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional. It has not been tested for home use.

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