Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

I just made this recently and my fiance loved it. He normally is a much better cook than I am so it was nice to hear him raving about something I made. It's really easy too and results in a slightly sweet asparagus.


  1. Add olive oil, water, and brown sugar to skillet pan and stir to mix
  2. Snap asparagus and add tops to skillet pan.
  3. Heat over medium heat occasionally stirring until asparagus is tender (about 15 minutes, but I like my asparagus soft so if you prefer it crisper, it will need less time).


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This was different, but I loved the appearance of the finished dish. It was so glossy & pretty on the plate. I think it was the brown sugar that threw me a little off flavor wise. I want to try the recipe with regular sugar & a bit of lemon zest. Thank you for sharing your recipe! Made for Spring '09 Pick A Chef.

Susie D April 04, 2009

This was different. but GOOD. I love asparagas. I think this would work well with chicken. I will make this again for sure. Made for PAC spring '09

Queen uh Cuisine April 03, 2009

My kids never liked asparagus until I found this recipe.

merranda80 September 20, 2008

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