Ginger-Miso Grilled Asparagus

2017-11-05T14:46:53+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|

This is an excellent new take on asparagus. Seeing as it’s a holiday in Canada (Americans on this list you can use this next weekend!), we may have you BBQ’s out today. So, why not look at this grilled asparagus as a side to go with your burgers or ribs or whatever other great things you are creating this long weekend!


  • ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons mirin (sweet Japanese rice wine)
  • ¼ cup white miso
  • 2 tablespoons seasoned rice wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated peeled ginger
  • 2 bunches asparagus (about 2 pounds), trimmed
  • Lime wedges, thinly sliced scallions, and toasted sesame seeds (for serving)


Prepare a grill for high heat. Whisk mirin, miso, vinegar, and ginger in a small bowl. Place asparagus in a pie plate or small baking dish and pour miso mixture over. Toss to coat.

Grill asparagus, turning occasionally until charred on all sides and crisp-tender, 4–5 minutes. Transfer to a platter. Squeeze lime juice over, then top with scallions and sesame seeds.

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