Recipe: Asparagus Salad – H&L Supermarket Kuching, Kota Samarahan & Serian

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch of medium sized asparagus, about 1 lb
  • 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon freshly grated Parmesan cheese (omit if cooking vegan)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Methods of Preparation

  • Fill a medium saucepan halfway with lightly salted water. Bring to a boil.
  • While the water is heating, prepare the asparagus. Rinse them thoroughly; break off any tough, white bottoms and discard. Cut the spears into 1 to 2 inch sections, slicing the asparagus at a slight diagonal.
  • Add the asparagus to the boiling water and lower the heat slightly to maintain a simmer. Parboil the asparagus for exactly 2 minutes.
  • While the asparagus are still hot, toss them in a bowl with the olive oil, Parmesan, and lemon zest.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.