Fresh Asparagus with Peanut Sesame Sauce from Jif®

Fresh Asparagus with Peanut Sesame Sauce

  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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  • 2 tablespoons dark sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons seasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons grated fresh gingerroot
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/4 pounds fresh asparagus spears, trimmed and cooked as desired
  • 2 tablespoons Jif® Creamy Reduced Fat Peanut Butter Spread
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 green onion, cut into diagonal thin slices
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted


  1. WHISK sesame oil, rice vinegar, soy sauce, gingerroot and garlic in small bowl. Arrange hot cooked asparagus on serving platter. Brush with 2 tablespoons dressing.
  2. WHISK peanut butter, cilantro and water into remaining dressing. Pour over asparagus spears. Garnish with green onion and sesame seeds.


Serving Size (1/4 of recipe), Calories 150 (Calories from Fat 90), Total Fat 10g (Saturated Fat 1.5g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 350mg, Total Carbohydrate 11g (Dietary Fiber 3g, Sugars 3g), Protein 6g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 25%, Vitamin C 20%, Calcium 4%, Iron 8%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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