Kittencal's Pan-Fried Asparagus

READY IN: 17mins
Recipe by Kittencalrecipezazz

I like to make this as soon as asparagus season roles around ---try not to purchase thick asparagus as it tends to be tough, you may adjust the garlic amount to taste, I have left the chili flakes as optional I like to add them in for heat :)

Top Review by nsomniak6

I used 1 lb. asparagus and increased the butter by one Tbsp. and I added about 1 tsp. lemon juice right at the end of the cooking time to brighten the flavor. This was a great recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large skillet melt butter with oil over medium heat.
  2. Add in kosher salt, garlic and crushed chili flakes (if using) cook stirring for about 1 minute (do not brown the garlic).
  3. Add in asparagus and cook for about 8-10 minutes turning the spears to ensure even cooking.
  4. Season with freshly ground black pepper.
  5. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

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