Asparagus in the Oven, Asparagus in Alufoil like a Star Cook Prepare

Recipe picture asparagus in the oven, prepare in aluminum foil
Asparagus in its own juice in aluminum foil, decorated with cress.

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I’ll show you my recipe for Asparagus in the Oven today. Inspired by the star chefs Hans Haas, Johann Lafer and Alfons Schuhbeck, I would like to present you a simple and extremely tasty asparagus dish. The asparagus is cooked in aluminium foil in this preparation variant, this is aroma cuisine of the finest!  You can use green or white asparagus for this preparation. A recipe for baked deep-fried asparagus can be found elsewhere. I wish you every success!

1. What to consider when buying and preparing Asparagus

When shopping, please prefer local asparagus. Local asparagus is healthier and has no mileage account! The German asparagus season begins in April and ends on 24 June on St John’s Day. St John’s Day is popularly known as the Asparagus New Year’s Eve.
Local asparagus is healthier than imported goods!

1.1 How to recognize fresh asparagus?

You can recognize good and fresh asparagus by its shiny skin and closed asparagus heads. Fresh asparagus has no brown spots…
Fresh asparagus close-up
Asparagus fresh, the ends should not be dried off.
Asparagus fresh, the ends should not be dried.

1.2 Peel asparagus properly

You can peel the asparagus just like a professional chef: Here a picture to the correct asparagus peel:
Asparagus peel finger and hand technique
Grab the tip of the asparagus spear with your fingers. Place the asparagus spear over the hand on the wrist. Turn the asparagus spear and remove the peel evenly with the pendulum peeler. So you can peel the asparagus safely and the asparagus stick will NOT break!
Peel asparagus like a pro: Grasp the tip of the asparagus spear with your fingers. Place the asparagus spear over your hand on your wrist. While peeling, turn the asparagus spear with your fingers and remove the peel evenly with the pendulum peeler. By placing the asparagus spear on the hand and wrist, the asparagus gets a stable surface when peeling and does not break!
Asparagus peeled with asparagus stalks
Peeling asparagus made easy: use a sharp pendulum peeler.
Use a sharp pendulum peeler to peel the asparagus, then it will work smoothly!

2. Prepare Asparagus in the Oven

You can either fry the asparagus in the oven or cook it in a closed container or in aluminium foil in its own juice. The recipe asparagus roasted in the oven shows you the variant asparagus with roasted aromas, the asparagus tastes like grilled. The variant asparagus in its own juice, in aluminium foil, I show you here in the recipe. For both variants, you don’t have to precook the asparagus. That saves working time and energy…

3. Asparagus in Aluminium Foil Step by Step Instructions

I like the preparation of asparagus in aluminium foil, that is practical and sure to work. Who pays attention to the environmental aspect can also use a lockable roaster with lid! Here are the steps with photos:
Peeled, white asparagus on a board.
Thoroughly peel the asparagus, I will show you how to do this above in the article.
I’ll show you how to peel the asparagus thoroughly in the article above.
Prepare ingredients for asparagus in aluminum foil in the oven.
The asparagus spears in the aluminum foil with the ingredients. I have the sugar in my hand right now, so it is missing in the picture.
The asparagus spears in aluminium foil with the ingredients. The sugar is in my hand, so it is missing in the picture.

Asparagus in aluminum foil.
Asparagus in aluminum foil, seasoned and with bits of butter.
Asparagus in aluminium foil, seasoned and with pieces of butter. Now seal the asparagus in the aluminium foil and cook the asparagus packets in the oven at 190 °C top/bottom heat for 25-30 minutes. Asparagus side dishes in the oven As a side dish to the asparagus in the oven, I recommend you: With the sauces I recommend you first the suitable sauce Hollandaise. I serve the asparagus from the oven cooked in aluminium foil preferably with fresh and finely grated Parmesan or Pecorino additionally sprinkled with cress or chive rolls…
Baked asparagus as finger food in a bowl served with a chive sauce
Baked asparagus with chive sauce, you can serve this dish as finger food.
Baked asparagus with chives sauce, you can serve this dish as finger food in bowls.
Asparagus grilled in the oven, the difference to baked asparagus is the missing crispy layer of dough. Recipe fried asparagus…

4. Prepare Asparagus in the Aluminium Foil in the Oven

Here follows the detailed recipe asparagus in aluminium foil with all quantities. I wish you good luck!

Asparagus in the Oven in Aluminium Foil

Asparagus in the oven in aluminium foil, simple asparagus recipe with step-by-step instructions and many tips from chef Thomas Sixt.

Servings 2
Calories 271
Total Time 40 Min.
Recipe asparagus in the oven in aluminum foil. This article shows you a practical asparagus recipe to cook yourself. Step by step photos accompany you cooking in your kitchen. In this article I will show you how to prepare asparagus in your own juice. A successful guide with chef tips prepared as a kitchen story.

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Recipe picture asparagus in the oven, prepare in aluminum foil
Asparagus in its own juice in aluminum foil, decorated with cress.

Preparation Time

20 Min.

Cook Time

20 Min.



20 bars white asparagus
some Salt
some Pepper
some brown sugar
some nutmeg grounded
60-80 g butter
60 ml dry white wine (optional!)

Side Dishes and Decoration

2 pc Baguette
80 g parmesan
1 packet Cress (or chives cut in fine rings)


Peel and prepare the asparagus as described in the article.

Preheat the oven to top/bottom heat at 190°C.

Peel the asparagus according to the instructions in the article.

Prepare two aluminium foil sheets with a length of approx. 40 cm. Place 10 peeled asparagus spears on the mat side of the aluminium foil in the middle.

Season asparagus with salt, pepper, some sugar and nutmeg. Add the butter to the asparagus and whip up the aluminium foil. Optionally pour in the white wine and close the asparagus packets tightly.

Place the prepared asparagus in aluminium foil on a baking tray and place in a preheated oven. Set the kitchen alarm clock to 30 minutes.

Take the asparagus packets out of the oven and put them on plates. Open the aluminium foil. Serve asparagus with cress or chives and parmesan.


5. Calories (kcal) Asparagus prepared in Aluminium Foil in the Oven, the Nutritional Values at a Glance

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