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Grilled Asparagus

Grilled asparagus, charred lemon & pistachio dukkah

Grilling asparagus is my favourite way to cook it. Top it with this dukkah and charred lemon and well its #perfection
Course Dinner, Side Dish, Snacks
Cuisine Australian
Keyword Grilled Asparagus
Prep Time 6 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 14 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 539kcal
Author AnotherFoodBlogger


  • 20 asparagus
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp parsley - chopped
  • 1 lemon cut into 3rds
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 tbsp dukkah see recipe below

Dukkah Ingredients

  • 50 g sesame seeds
  • 100 g pistachios roughly chopped
  • 3 tsp ground coriander
  • 3 tsp ground cumin
  • salt
  • pepper



  • Roast sesame seeds until lightly golden, add spices and heat for a further minute.
  • Remove from heat, allow to cool and stir in pistachios


  • Toss asparagus in oil, juice from inner third of lemon, salt & pepper.
  • Rub the 2 outer thirds of lemon with a little salt and olive oil.
  • Grill asparagus & lemon on bbq or grill pan until nicely charred - approx 4 mins.
  • Place grilled asparagus on plate, sprinkle parsley on top and finish with dukkah and a drizzle of oil.



Essential Tools

  • chopping board
  • sharp knife
  • frying pan bbq or grill pan
  • weighing scales/measuring spoons


  • be careful when toasting sesame seeds as they will burn quickly
  • dukkah will keep fresh in an airtight container for up to 1 month


Calories: 539kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 43g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 1040mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1615IU | Vitamin C: 18.7mg | Calcium: 382mg | Iron: 11.6mg