Asparagus with Wasabi-Soy Dipping Sauce

Here is another great recipe from Daria who blogs at Mom In Management.

I have always been a huge fan of wasabi. I love the kick it has! I think Daria’s Wasabi-Soy Dipping Sauce is going to make it’s way into a regular rotation at our house. Because aside from loving wasabi, there’s nothing I love better than a good dipping sauce. I’ve even been known to order certain appetizers from restaurants just because of the great dipping sauces they are served with.

When I first saw Daria’s recipe, I thought that serving it with asparagus was genius. It’s a great way to mask some of that asparagus flavor! (Yes, I’ll admit that asparagus and I are not on the best of terms most of the time.) I think I’d love it served with some steamed or roasted fresh green beans also. Or for a real treat, that wasabi would perfectly complement my Tempura Fried Green Beans.

Asparagus with Wasabi-Soy Dipping Sauce

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Keyword: Asparagus


  • 3/4 cup Mayonaisse
  • Squeeze of Wasabi
  • 1-2 tbsp Soy sauce


  • Snap the ends off of your asparagus stems before steaming them.  They will naturally break at the tough/tender line.
  • Steam the asparagus for about 4 to 5 minutes until they are tender to poke with a fork, but not too mushy.  They will usually turn a brilliant shade of green when they are done.  Then Serve.


Best of all?  My kids love it!  It’s finger food after all…

Daria is a working mom of 5 in Colorado.  During the day she leads a team of employees.  At night and on the weekends, she and her husband lead their family team.  She writes with a sense of humor about her life – including leadership tips and business trends, parenting, marriage, and saving money.  You can find more recipes from her at her primary blog Mom In Management.  She also writes periodically for Marketplace Mommies and Simply Stunning, LLC and can be found on twitter @MomInManagement and Facebook.

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