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Asparagus with Citrus Vinaigrette

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Asparagus with Citrus Vinaigrette

Asparagus with Citrus Vinaigrette
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In KitchenDaily's video series, Marcus' Kitchen, Chef Marcus Samuelsson demonstrates that "American" cuisine is really a delicious melting pot that draws upon flavors from all over the world. Watch the related video to see Marcus prepare the Asparagus with Citrus Vinaigrette.



  • To make vinaigrette, heat 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Add in the almonds, garlic, shallots, and chilies and sauté until golden brown.
  • Add the balsamic vinegar and simmer for 3 minutes.
  • Add the remaining oil and juice, bring to a boil. Add in the mint, simmer for 2 minutes then remove from the heat.
  • To make green asparagus, bring water to a boil with salt. Blanch asparagus for 30 seconds. To make white asparagus, bring water to a boil with salt. Simmer white asparagus for 5 minutes.
  • Drizzle vinaigrette over asparagus and finish with parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper.