The Sazerac Restaurant is located inside the historic Roosevelt New Orleans Hotel, just off the grand lobby. Lunch is served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and dinner is served from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Reservations can be made by calling (504) 648-5486.
Chile Lemon Asparagus
A variety of flavors elevates asparagus to its proper role: one of the most elegant of vegetables.
• 2 bunches Green Asparagus
• 1 teaspoon red crushed pepper
• 1 tablespoon lemon fresh lemon juice
• TT salt
• ¼ stick unsalted butter
Blanch the asparagus in boiling salted water. Once they are ¾ of the way cooked pull them out of the boiling water and place them in an ice cold water bath. Heat the butter in a sauté pan. sauté the asparagus in the butter, once half way cooked add the red crushed pepper and the salt. Deglaze the pan with the lemon juice and serve. .