White Asparagus with Orange Lime Hollandaise Sauce


Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce
Spargel in Alufolie mit Orangen-Limetten-Hollandaise
Baked asparagus wrapped in aluminum foil to keep in the moisture and flavor is then doused in a succulent hollandaise sauce for a delicious taste perfect for Spargelzeit
Course Side Dish
Keyword lime juice, Orange Juice, White asparagus
Region Saxony-Anhalt
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 portions


  • 2 lbs white asparagus
  • 4 tsp butter
  • 4 tbsp orange juice
  • 4 tsp salt
  • 4 tbsp water
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp egg yolk
  • 4 oz butter melted
  • 1 tsp white sugar
  • cayenne pepper
  • salt for seasoning


  • Peel the asparagus, divide it into four portions and place on four aluminum foil sheets. Add salt, sugar and cover with an oz of butter per sheet
  • Put asparagus in aluminum foil into the oven and bake at 180 degrees F (82 C) for 30 minutes
  • Mix the remaining ingredients together in a pot and heat over a low flame on the stove
  • After the 30 minutes are up, unwrap the asparagus and put on a plate and pour the sauce onto the asparagus, let cool and enjoy
Adapted from Das Kochrezept


For convenience, use Knorr Hollandaise Sauce Mix and orange and lime juice