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asparagus with sesame seed dressing

Asparagus with Sesame Seed Dressing


Step 1

step 1:

Cut off the roots of the asparagus 1 in. from the end and slice the asparagus stalks diagonally into 2 in. pieces.

Step 2

step 2:

Add the water to a pan. Bring to a boil and add the asparagus. After boiling for about 5 minutes, drain the asparagus.

Step 3

step 3:

Parch the sesame seeds over medium-high heat until they crackle and pop.

Step 4

step 4:

Put them in an earthenware mortar (suribachi) or food processor and grind.

Step 5

step 5:

Mix the ground sesame seeds, soy sauce and sugar in a bowl.

Step 6

step 6:

Add the asparagus to the sesame seeds mixture and mix.

Asuparagasu no goma-ae


The taste of white sesame dressing suits the asparagus well and is very rich.