Fresh Asparagus with Peanut Sesame Sauce

prep: 15MIN.
cook: 10MIN.
yield: 4 servings


    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%.


  • Creamy Peanut Butter
  • Natural Creamy Peanut Butter Spread Contains 90% Peanuts


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