Asparagus with orange dipping sauce (disney)

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 pounds Asparagus
½ teaspoon Salt
2 tablespoons Orange juice
1 teaspoon Orange rind -- finely
\N \N Grated
¼ cup Olive oil
1 teaspoon Sesame oil
\N \N Salt and pepper -- to taste


Find a saucepan that's wide enough to hold the asparagus spears lengthwise and set it over medium-high heat. Fill about three quarters with water, add the salt and bring to a boil. Plunge the spears into the boiling water, return to a boil and cook until the spears are just tender when pierced with a fork, about 2 to minutes depending on their thicknes (do not overcook). Rinse under cold running water to stop the cooking, then drain on a clean kitchen towel. To prepare the sauce, whisk together the orange juice, orange rind, olive oil sesame oil, and coarse salt and pepper until well blended. Arrange the asparagus on a large serving platter with dipping sauce on the side. Serve warm or cold.

~ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -20 NOTES : Reviewed in "Vegetables your kids will eat," Family Fun Magazine, May 1996 Recipe By

: Deanna Cook, 1996. Disney's Family Cookbook

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