This perfect stir-fry asparagus is absolutely the best asparagus I have ever eaten. I’ll never cook asparagus any other way!
Cook’s Illustrated test kitchens shared their tried and true technique for achieving perfectly seasoned, crisp-tender asparagus. I tried it in my own kitchen, and it works! In less than 10 minutes, this method yielded the best asparagus I’ve ever eaten. My 13-year-old even said it was yummy:-)
The technique: Asparagus gets a brown, caramelized exterior and crisp-tender bite with a quick stir-fry followed by a short steam in a sauce diluted with water.
The equipment: Any 12″ or larger non-stick skillet will work, but I use this Cuisinart 14-inch stir fry pan for all my saute and stir fry. It is the best $30 and under cooking tool I own; I love it!
The sauce: The sauce is wonderful and makes this stir-fry taste like something you’d get at P.F. Chang’s. Fresh ginger and sesame oil along with soy sauce give a full bodied Asian flavor that is super yummy and pairs well with anything.
This is so easy and so yummy, I do hope that you’ll give it a try. Seriously, I won’t be roasting or baking asparagus ever again. This will be my go-to method.
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