How to Cook Crisp Blanched Orange Zest Asparagus

These asparagus are very flavorful and left crispy NOT mushy. It's perfect for everyday cooking. If you like this dish check out the whole dinner!

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How to Cook Crisp Blanched Orange Zest Asparagus Recipe
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Fill your pot about half full.

Fill your pot about half full.

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Add a pinch of salt to help the water boil. Place on medium heat and wait until it begins to boil.

Add a pinch of salt to help the water boil. Place on medium heat and wait until it begins to boil.

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While waiting for the water to boil, wash and cut your asparagus. You should cut about half an inch off the end.

While waiting for the water to boil, wash and cut your asparagus. You should cut about half an inch off the end.

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Once the water is boiling throw your asparagus in and let cook for about 6-7 minutes. The water should still be boiling.

Once the water is boiling throw your asparagus in and let cook for about 6-7 minutes. The water should still be boiling.

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While the asparagus is cooking fill a bowl full of COLD water.

While the asparagus is cooking fill a bowl full of COLD water.

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After 6-7 minutes of cooking place asparagus in the cold water.

After 6-7 minutes of cooking place asparagus in the cold water.

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Place on a plate and zest your orange over the asparagus then squeeze the orange juice and drizzle the oil. And now you have some Blanched orange zest asparagus!

Place on a plate and zest your orange over the asparagus then squeeze the orange juice and drizzle the oil. And now you have some Blanched orange zest asparagus!

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If you liked this dish check out the full dinner! Rotisserie chicken, baked rosemary red potatoes and blanched orange zest asparagus.

If you liked this dish check out the full dinner! Rotisserie chicken, baked rosemary red potatoes and blanched orange zest asparagus.

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Please follow, like and share :)! And don't forget to check out my other delicious recipes! THANKS FOR STOPPING BY!!!

Please follow, like and share :)! And don't forget to check out my other delicious recipes! THANKS FOR STOPPING BY!!!

Ingredients

1 Bunch Asparagus  
½ Freshly squeezed orange juice 
1 Tablespoon Orange zest 
1 Tablespoon Olive oil 
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