Ham Wrapped Asparagus

Ribbons of ham wrapped around fresh asparagus and grilled to perfection. The perfect recipe for entertaining guests.


1 1/2 lb.

Ham lunchmeat, from the deli, thin sliced


Asparagus spears, seasoned

1 Tbsp.

White wine vinegar

1/4 cup

White wine

2 tsp.

Shallot, chopped


Stick butter, clarified


Egg yolks


Salt and black pepper to taste


  1. Pre-heat grill on a low setting.

  2. Prepare the asparagus by wrapping each spear with ½ slice of ham, set aside.

  3. Heat the vinegar, wine and shallot in a sauté pan over medium heat until volume is reduced by half. Whisk with the egg yolks in a stainless steel bowl until smooth.

  4. Place the bowl over a pot of simmering water; continue whisking. Be sure to not allow the eggs to scramble.

  5. Slowly drizzle the butter in the mixture while whisking until it thickens and doubles in volume. Add a small amount of hot water into sauce if it becomes too thick. Season to the desired likeness.

  6. Cook the ham wrapped asparagus until tender. Serve hot with hollandaise sauce.