This tasty recipe can be served as a great side dish to any meal. Asparagus is much more flavorful with an additional sauce, and this one makes it worth trying. It is also low in calories and fat!
- 2 Tbsp toasted pecans
- 11/2lb asparagus
- Orange Sauce
- 3 Tbsp hoisin sauce
- ½ cup orange juice
- 1 tsp minced garlic
- 1 tsp sesame oil
- 1 tsp ginger
- 11/2 tsp cornstarch
- In a medium sized pot, boil asparagus for about 3 minutes, or until tender.
- In a saucepan, whisk together the hoisin sauce, orange juice, garlic, sesame oil, ginger, and cornstarch until dissolved.
- Reduce heat and simmer until sauce thickens.
- Pour on asparagus and sprinkle with pecans.