ASPARAGUS WITH MANDARIN-PEPPER SAUCE

 

  • Cooking Time: 5
  • Servings: 6
  • Preparation Time: 10

Ingredients

  • Spring is in the air. Young, tender asparagus - topped with easy-to-prepare Mandarin-pepper sauce - makes the perfect side dish for Easter ham or lamb. Colorful and flavorful, this nutrient-rich, low-fat sauce makes a great topping for grilled fish or poultry.

Directions

  • Gently combine Mandarin oranges, bell pepper, green onion, soy sauce, sesame oil and ginger in a small bowl. Set aside. Sauce may be prepared ahead. Cook asparagus in a covered skillet, in a small amount of water, just until tender crisp, about 4 to 5 minutes. Drain. Arrange asparagus on a serving platter. Spoon Mandarin-pepper sauce over the asparagus; top with almonds. * To intensify flavor, toast almonds in a dry skillet over medium heat for 2 to 5 minutes, shaking often.

Notes

Spring is in the air. Young, tender asparagus - topped with easy-to-prepare Mandarin-pepper sauce - makes the perfect side dish for Easter ham or lamb. Colorful and flavorful, this nutrient-rich, low-fat sauce makes a great topping for grilled fish or poultry.

Categories: Easter 
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