2 teaspoons honey

2 teaspoons soy sauce

¼ teaspoon dark sesame oil

1 clove garlic, grated

½ teaspoon grated ginger

¾ pound asparagus, trimmed of woody ends, cut on a bias into 1 ½-inch pieces, and blanched

Suprêmes from 1 orange

1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds


Whisk together the honey, soy sauce, sesame oil, garlic, and ginger in a small bowl. Toss together the asparagus, suprêmes along with their juices, sesame seeds, and dressing in a large bowl. Transfer to a serving bowl and serve immediately.


Serves 4 as a side dish. This healthy salad is especially delicious with stir-fried shrimp or grilled salmon fillets.