Recipe courtesy of Ching-He Huang
Print
Total:
35 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
35 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 6 stalks thick asparagus, peeled and trimmed
  • 12 small spring roll wrappers
  • 1/4 cup oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch blended with 1 tablespoon warm water
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon black sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1 tablespoon white sesame seeds, toasted
  • Honey, for brushing

Directions

Watch how to make this recipe.

Bring a medium pan of water to a boil. Blanch the asparagus until crisp-tender, 1 to 3 minutes depending on the thickness of the asparagus. Plunge the asparagus into ice water to stop the cooking. Drain and pat dry. Cut each asparagus in half so that you have 2 pieces about 3 inches each.

For the stalk halves of the asparagus: Place a spring roll wrapper on a flat surface with the corner pointed toward you. Lightly brush the center of the wrapper with oyster sauce. Lay a piece of the stalk-half of asparagus across the wrapper from corner to corner. Fold in the side corners of the wrapper toward the middle, fold up the bottom corner and then roll up. Seal the top of the wrapper by brushing some of the cornstarch mixture along the edges of the wrapper to help seal. Put the rolls onto a plate seam-side down while making the remaining rolls.

For the spear end of the asparagus: Place a spring roll wrapper on a flat surface with square to you. Lightly brush the middle of the wrapper with oyster sauce. Lay a piece of asparagus with the tip overhanging the edge away from you. Fold up the bottom toward the center. Fold in one side of the wrapper toward the middle and then roll up. Use cornstarch mixture along the edge of the wrapper as a paste to help seal. Put onto a plate seam-side down while preparing the remaining rolls.

Heat a small skillet over medium-high heat and add some of the vegetable oil. Add the rolls a few at a time and shallow fry, turning as they become golden brown; do not fry too many at one time and overcrowd the skillet. Once golden, remove from the skillet and drain on paper towels.

On a small plate, mix together the black and white sesame seeds. Brush the cooked rolls with a little honey, and then roll them in the sesame seeds and serve.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Step-by-step photos

Steak Essentials 03:26

Everything you need to know to select and grill a perfect steak.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Sweet Mango Spring Rolls

Recipe courtesy of Ching-He Huang

Peking Duck Spring Rolls

Recipe courtesy of Ching-He Huang

Strawberry-Lychee Spring Rolls

Recipe courtesy of Ching-He Huang

Wild Mushroom Spring Rolls with Chinese Mustard Dipping Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Chicken and Vegetable Spring Rolls

Recipe courtesy of Ching-He Huang

Spicy Shrimp Spring Rolls

Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

On TV

Siba's Table

7:30am | 6:30c

Siba's Table

8:30am | 7:30c

Siba's Table

9:30am | 8:30c

Unique Eats

10am | 9c

Unique Eats

10:30am | 9:30c

Unique Eats

11am | 10c

Unique Eats

11:30am | 10:30c

Unique Eats

12pm | 11c

Unique Eats

12:30pm | 11:30c

Brunch at Bobby's

1:30pm | 12:30c

Brunch at Bobby's

2:30pm | 1:30c

Man Fire Food

3:30pm | 2:30c

Man Fire Food

4:30pm | 3:30c

Man Fire Food

5:30pm | 4:30c

Man Fire Food

6:30pm | 5:30c

Man Fire Food

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Man Fire Food

8pm | 7c

Man Fire Food

8:30pm | 7:30c

Man Fire Food

9:30pm | 8:30c

Big Bad BBQ Brawl

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Man Fire Food

12am | 11c

Man Fire Food

12:30am | 11:30c

Man Fire Food

1am | 12c

Man Fire Food

1:30am | 12:30c

Big Bad BBQ Brawl

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

So Much Pretty Food Here