Stir Fried Asparagus with Garlic and Soy Sauce, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Stir Fried Asparagus with Garlic

Adapted from a recipe from Kylie Kwong

This recipe is easily doubled and most of the time we stir fry two pounds of asparagus at a time.

Stir Fried Asparagus with Garlic


1 pound fresh asparagus

2 tablespoon peanut oil

4 cloves garlic, chopped

1 teaspoon sea salt or kosher salt

2 tablespoons dry sherry

1/3 cup chicken broth or stock

1 ½ teaspoon sesame seed oil (can adjust to your taste)

1 – 2 splashes of low sodium soy sauce

1. Prepare asparagus by washing and removing woody ends. Cut on the diagonal in half.

2. Heat oil in a wok on high. Add garlic and salt and stir fry just a few seconds…about 10.

3. Then add asparagus and stir fry for one minute.

4. Next add sherry and continue cooking 30 seconds.

5. Add chicken broth and stir fry and additional 30 seconds.

6. Season with sesame oil and a couple of splashes of low sodium sauce. Give a quick stir and serve immediately.

Stir Fried Asparagus


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