Home > Nutrition > Healthy Recipes > Asparagus Salad  
Asparagus Salad with Lemon Soy Vinaigrette
Asparagus Salad with Lemon Soy Vinaigrette

Category: Side Dish | Serves: 4

(312 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 84
Protein: 5 g
Carbs: 10 g
Fat: 4 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Sodium: 62 mg
Fiber: 4 g

Save As Favorite
Print This Recipe
Send to a friend
This lemony-savory asparagus salad tastes great with grilled chicken, salmon or shrimp.
Ingredients:
1 1/4 lbs asparagus cut diagonally into 1-1/2 inch pieces
10 scallions, trimmed with some green
1 scallion, chopped and set aside
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated
1/2 cup nonfat, reduced sodium chicken broth
1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
1 teaspoon low-sodium soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 tablespoon fresh-squeezed lemon juice
Directions:
1 Steam asparagus and scallions in a steam basket over boiling water for 5 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender. Remove from heat and rinse with cold water in a colander to stop the cooking. Drain and let cool.
2 Make the vinaigrette: In a small saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add ginger and cook until it begins to brown.
3 Add the reserved chopped scallion and cook for 15 seconds then stir in the chicken broth, vinegar, soy sauce and sugar. Remove from heat and set aside.
4 In a large bowl, toss steamed asparagus and scallions with the vinaigrette then add ground pepper and lemon juice then serve.
5 ENJOY!

Ratings & Reviews
(312 ratings)
excited
Reviewed By: sasha588
I am excited to try this, it looks like it would be very good.
Jan 10, 2010
View All Reviews
Next Recipe
Asparagus with Lemon Asparagus with Lemon
Category: Side Dish
Calories: 80
Rating:

Features from Our Dietitian
Dietitian Consult
Meghan Tiernan (MS, RD, LDN) is a registered dietitian with a passion for helping others achieve a healthy lifestyle. She strives to help others learn the most nutritious way to eat, in order to achieve good health.
Is Diet Soda a Risk Factor for Heart Disease?
This is a question I've never really asked myself. However, recently there was a study done ...
Spring Fruits and Vegetables!
When I think of Spring, I automatically think about eating more fruits and veggies. I'm not ...
Exciting Changes to the Nutrition Label
There are exciting things happening in the nutrition world. It's just another nod to how ...
Juicing Diets and Fasts: A Dietitian's Opinion
Juicing diets have become pretty popular. I hear people talk about them all the time and how ...

McAfee SECURE sites help keep you safe from identity theft, credit card fraud, spyware, spam, viruses and online scams