mise en place
smoky glazed asparagus
recipe from food & wine
yields 6 servings
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 garlic clove, crushed
1 tablespoon sweet smoked paprika
2 teaspoons kosher salt
1 teaspoon cumin seeds (i used ground cumin)
1 lb thick asparagus
light a grill. in shallow dish, whisk the mayonnaise with the oil, lemon juice, garlic, paprika, salt and cumin. add the asparagus and toss. let marinate for 30 mins.
grill the asparagus over moderately high heat, turning until tender and blistered in spots, about 6 mins.