Nobu's Fried Asparagus with Miso Dressing
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gasgirl July 24, 2012
what else can i use this delicious dressing with....do you think chinese noodles would work?? thanks!
daniel.partelow June 26, 2012
Always looking for a new way to prepare my asparagus- its pretty bland plain, but with a few twists it can be a delicious dish!
ali_uws June 26, 2012
This recipe is stunning. Nobu is a genius. Can't wait to make it -- after my cleanse is over!
thirschfeld June 18, 2012
I am growing yard long beans in the garden this year and they sort of have an asparagus flavor, some even call them asparagus beans, and I am going to have to use them for this. I think it would be killer, now, they just have to grow faster.
elltea June 9, 2012
This really does concentrate the asparagus flavor! Incredible, and particularly fine with the very thinnest spears, which turned the texture of onion rings. I made this tonight and served it with shad roe as a sort of bittersweet farewell-to-spring dinner.
Srlama June 9, 2012
Winner. There is plenty of leftover miso dressing, ll to the good. I've been using it on my CSA greens with some roasted chioga beets.
Samantha A. June 7, 2012
I like learning interesting scientific facts like "the chemical that makes asparagus taste like asparagus is water-soluble". I think this sort of info really helps me to experiment in the kitchen.
drbabs June 6, 2012
I was so excited when I saw this because I had planned to cook asparagus tonight. This recipe is wonderful. I used scallions instead of leeks because that's what I had, and I didn't have any miso so I made a slightly different dressing with soy, rice vinegar and sesame oil. Really wonderful way to make asparagus. Thank you for finding this great recipe.
Kelly @. June 6, 2012
Leave it to Nobu to make EVERYTHING taste amazing! I have some asparagus in the fridge, thanks for the great idea - time to pull out my Nobu books!
42potatoes June 6, 2012
Those pictures are gorgeous! I love to seeth my asparagus, but I'm definitely going to take the full-oil plunge next time and try out that dressing. Thank you!
Thank you! Those pictures are all thanks to amazing photographer James Ransom.
Foodiewithalife June 6, 2012
Those pictures are beautiful and the dish looks tasty! I might take that dressing to broccoli as well.
Kitchen B. June 6, 2012
Saved by prose, for I wont get to eat any spears in Nigeria. Its amazing the number of things that can be transformed by a hot oil bath. Yum
Tragic, KB! You're right though -- throwing other vegetables in hot oil, without any batter or breading, will yield all kinds of exciting things.
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