Kitchen Tips

Crunch Time: Fresh Asparagus Ideas for Spring

One of our favourite spring ingredients, asparagus is at its best right now. Pick up bundles of tender asparagus spears and create these four Asian recipes.

Tempura asparagus

Use this simple tempura batter recipe to create crunchy tempura asparagus. Serve with wasabi mayonnaise or a light ponzu (soy-citrus) sauce for dipping.

Tempura recipe

Apple asparagus rolls

A perfect party-season canape, these Chinese-style apple and asparagus rolls are wrapped in bacon and glazed with kecap manis for sweet-salty perfection.

apple asparagus rolls

Stir-fried asparagus with XO sauce

When the fresh produce is this good, you can afford to go easy on the seasonings. Try this simple Cantonese-style stir-fried asparagus with XO sauce for a quick-smart recipe that puts asparagus front and centre.

Stir Fried Asparagus with XO Sauce

Teriyaki swordfish salad

Seafood and asparagus go hand in hand, so whip up this light and bright teriyaki swordfish salad, with a range of spring greens.

For more spring inspiration, try these fresh salad ideas for spring

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