Celiac.com 07/02/2015 - Grilled asparagus is an easy, delicious vegetable that grills up quickly, and tastes great with a minimum of condiments.

This recipe makes for a yummy departure from standard grilled asparagus. The secret is in the soy wasabi dipping sauce. This asparagus recipe is sure to make a splash at your next barbecue or backyard party.

Photo: CC--Sheri WetherellIngredients:

  • 1½ pounds fresh asparagus
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup Kewpie Japanese mayonnaise (Miracle Whip will work)
  • 3 tablespoons gluten-free soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2-3 teaspoons wasabi paste, to taste
  • 1½ tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges, for serving
  • dash of Kosher salt

Trim asparagus ends and discard.

Heat grill to medium-high heat.

Brush asparagus with olive oil and sprinkle with salt.

Grill for about 5 minutes, turning as needed, until tender.

Remove to a plate when done. Serve with lemon wedges.

In a small bowl, mix together mayonnaise, soy sauce, sugar, lemon juice, and wasabi paste.

Serve asparagus on small plates with with fresh lemon wedges and a dollop of dipping sauce.

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