Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 5 mins

The asparagus should still be crunchy when you serve them. If you use very thin asparagus cut the cooking time back. You can also use this recipe for broccoli

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut asparagus into 2" pieces.
  2. Heat oil in wok or large skillet (high heat).
  3. Add asparagus, stir fry for 1 minute.
  4. Add water& sugar to the asparagus, cover and steam for 2 minutes, shake the pan a few times Combine the remaining ingredients.
  5. Uncover wok and add remaining ingredients and cook for 1 minute, stirring to coat the asparagus with the spice mixture.
  6. Serve immediately.


Most Helpful

Wonderful! I didn't think I would find another asparagus recipe that could rival my favorite but this may be it. I did up the red pepper flakes a bit but I couldn't help myself! The asparagus tastes great with a bit of spice to it. And this recipe is so easy and tasty to make, it is sure to be a regular at my house! Thanks Bergy!

Sue Lau April 08, 2003

Wonderful!!! I absolutely loved it, as did my mother. I didn't have any rice wine vinegar so used reg. vinegar & subbed rice wine for the sherry & it was still fab!! I also added some mushrooms.. just to use them up. I'll be making this again & again!!!

KristinB March 18, 2003

Great recipe! Quick, easy and very tasty. I've made it twice, once using water as the recipe calls for and once using chicken broth instead and it tasted great both ways. I've been looking for a new asparagus recipe and this one will go in my cookbook.

Kelly M. February 17, 2003

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