Garlic-Sauteed Asparagus Recipe -
Garlic-Sauteed Asparagus Recipe
  • READY IN 20 mins

Garlic-Sauteed Asparagus

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"This is a very quick and healthy vegetable side dish. Even my son, who is very picky, loves this. It works well as a snack with wine, as an appetizer, or as a side dish, especially for Asian-inspired dishes."

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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    20 mins


  1. Heat olive oil and sesame oil in a wok or skillet over medium-high heat; add garlic and decrease heat to medium. Cook and stir garlic until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add asparagus, soy sauce, and water to garlic; cook and stir until liquid is mostly evaporated, about 3 minutes. Cover wok and cook until asparagus are tender yet firm to the bite, 5 to 10 minutes more.
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Apr 21, 2014

I'm always looking for new ways to prepare asparagus because I eat it quite often. This is quick, easy, and very flavorful. I like the Asian twist. I served this with grilled salmon and it was the perfect meal. Thanks for the great recipe naturalbornhealer!

May 29, 2014

I made this for my family this evening for dinner, my first time cooking asparagus on a stove top and it was delicious. I quadrupled all liquids to end with a little sauce to put over brown rice and it was perfect! My husband and kids loved it, we will be using this recipe often.


7 Ratings

Mar 08, 2015

I was looking for a simple way to fix asparagus and something different. Loved this recipe. My husband loved it too!

Feb 13, 2015

spot on directions, a nice change from the parm or lemon asparagus recipes. served with shrimp and crab delight from this site. good stuff.

Apr 29, 2014

Really easy and really good and not as much butter and or oil as the other recipes!!!


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  • Calories
  • 53 kcal
  • 3%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 6 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 2.5 g
  • 4%
  • Fiber
  • 2.5 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 3.2 g
  • 6%
  • Sodium
  • 454 mg
  • 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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