How To Cook Asparagus On A Pan?

How to cook asparagus in a pan with garlic?

  • DIRECTIONS. 1 Melt butter in a skillet over medium-high heat. 2 Stir in the olive oil, salt, and pepper. 3 Cook garlic in butter for a minute, but do not brown. 4 Add asparagus, and cook for 10 minutes, turning asparagus to ensure even cooking.

How do you know when asparagus is done cooking?

Size isn’t an indicator of quality or flavor; thick asparagus is just more mature than the thin variety.

Instead, look for bright green or violet-tinged spears with firm (not limp) stems.

Make sure the tips are closed and compact.

When the bunch is squeezed, it should squeak.

How do you saute asparagus?

Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add the asparagus, 1/4 teaspoon salt and some pepper and cook, stirring, until the asparagus is bright green and crisp-tender, 5 to 7 minutes.

How do you clean and cook asparagus?

How do you eat asparagus?

Soak the asparagus for as long as it took to boil. Drain your spears using a colander or a paper towel. Serve blanched asparagus spears in salads, or eat them on their own with dressing and seasoning. For a simple and tasty dish, add a bit of coarse salt and a drizzle of olive oil to your asparagus before serving it.