Glazed Beef and Asparagus Rolls

Asupara Maki

Preparation info
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Appears in
An American Taste of Japan

By Elizabeth Andoh

Published 1985

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These are a more delicate version of the scallion and beef rolls so popular in Japanese restaurants in America.


  • ½ pound fresh asparagus
  • 1 pound lean sirloin of beef, sliced paper thin and broadly


Snap off the tough stems of the asparagus; you’ll be left with stalks about 4 inches long. Use a single stalk for each roll if the asparagus is ½ inch or more in diameter; use two stalks if they’ve slender. If