11/02/2011 12:50 pm ET Updated Aug 31, 2012

Asparagus With Citrus Vinaigrette

In his series Marcus' Kitchen, chef Marcus Samuelsson shares dozens of recipes that prove "American" cuisine is really a delicious melting pot that draws upon flavors from all over the world.

In this video, Marcus works with both white and green asparagus, explaining that the two varieties need to be handled differently. His lively salad contains the varied textures and flavors of chopped almonds, garlic, cayenne pepper, shallots, mint, oranges and lemons. A topping of Parmesan cheese adds the perfect finishing touch.

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