Grilled Sesame Asparagus Recipe - Low Carb & Healthy
Low carb recipe for Grilled Sesame Asparagus which belongs to the Sides recipe category.
- 1 pound (455 grams) asparagus
- 2 tablespoons (30 ml) soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons (30 ml) rice vinegar
- 1 tablespoon (15 ml) toasted sesame oil
- 1 jalapeno, finely minced
- 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
Have your charcoal or gas grill ready; the prep on this recipe doesn't take much time.
Snap the bottom off of each stalk of asparagus where it breaks naturally.
Mix together the soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, and minced jalapeno in a bowl.
(Now wash your hands! You must always wash your hands after handling hot peppers, or the next time you touch your eyes, nose, or mouth, you'll be sorry.
) Put the sesame seeds in a small, dry skillet, and shake them over medium-high heat until they start to make little popping sounds.
Remove the pan from the heat.
Okay, throw your asparagus on the grill, over a medium fire?it's a good idea to have a small-holed grill for this.
Baste the asparagus with the soy sauce mixture as it grills and turn the asparagus a few times.
Grill until the asparagus has brown spots and then remove to serving plates.
Drizzle with the remaining soy sauce mixture, garnish with the toasted sesame seeds, and serve.
Each serving will have 4 grams of carbohydrate and 2 grams of fiber, for a usable carb count of 2 grams; 2 grams protein.