Servings: Makes 4 servings
Preheat broiler. In a medium bowl, combine miso paste with garlic, ginger, lime juice, pepper flakes, and 1 tablespoon boiling water. Stir well and set aside.
Toss asparagus with olive oil and salt. Place on a baking sheet and set on a rack 6 inches from broiler. Broil 3 minutes, then remove from heat. Toss asparagus with miso mixture and place back under broiler. Broil until tender and slightly charred, 3 to 5 minutes.
From the May 2004 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
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