Kathy Lake's Cook Book

Recipe for Oriental Asparagus Salad

Type:   Salad
Ingredients:   1 pound asparagus
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon vegetable (or dark sesame) oil
1 tablespoon vinegar or rice vinegar
1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
Procedure:   Cook asparagus in a small amount of water until crisp-tender--about 3-4 minutes.
Combine the soy sauce, oil, vinegar, sugar, sesame seeds, ginger, and cumin.
Pour over asparagus and toss to coat.
Cover and chill for 1 hour.
Drain before serving.
(Can also be eaten warm)
Yields:   4 servings