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Chinese Asparagus Walnut Salad

  Young asparagus 1 Pound
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Peanut oil 1 Tablespoon
  Fine sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Cider vinegar 3 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Finely chopped walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Crisp lettuce leaves 4

Trim and wash asparagus.
Cook in a small amount of boiling salted water until crisp-tender.
Drain well and arrange in a large pan.
Cover with next six ingredients.
Chill for at least an hour, basting once or twice.
Lift asparagus spears and pile in 4 neat bundles on lettuce leaves.
Spoon a little of the nut dressing on each.
Garnish with hard-cooked egg and watercress.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 723 Calories from Fat 438

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 51 g79.2%

Saturated Fat 6.1 g30.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 874.6 mg36.4%

Total Carbohydrates 58 g19.4%

Dietary Fiber 13.9 g55.5%

Sugars 40.7 g

Protein 20 g39.7%

Vitamin A 128% Vitamin C 55.5%

Calcium 18.3% Iron 66.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chinese Asparagus Walnut Salad Recipe