A recipe for Marinated Asparagus. Follow the simple recipe instructions for Marinated Asparagus shared by other home cooking experts.
Ingredients1 1/2 lb. Asparagus; fresh -OR- 10 oz. (1 pkg) frozen asparagus;
1 Tsp. Orange peel; finely shredded
1/4 c. Orange juice;
1/4 c. Vegetable oil;
2 Tsp. Lemon juice;
1 Tsp. Salt;
ds of cayenne pepper
DirectionsPlace steamer basket in 1/2 water in saucepan or skillet (water should not touch bottom of basket. Place asparagus spears in basket. Cover tightly and heat to boiling; reduce heat. Steam until crisp-tender 8 to 10 minutes. Immediately rinse under running cold water; drain. Shake remaining ingredients in tightly covered container; pour over asparagus. Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours turning asparagus occasionally; drain. Garnish with orange slices if desired. 4 servings (about 5 spears) Food Exchanges per serving: 1 VEGETABLE EXCHANGE + 1 FAT EXCHANGE + (If you garnish with oranges slices) 1 FRUIT EXCHANGE; CAL: 60; Betty Crocker's New American Cooking by WHOM Brought to you and yours via Nancy O'Brion and her Meal-Master.