Pan-Fried Asparagus

READY IN: 25mins

I love asparagus, and if you do, then you'll love this recipe. Nothing fancy, and it's ready in minutes. Great as a side dish; I love to make a meal out of it, by adding thin slices of chicken or beef, even shrimp. I like to put grated Parmesan cheese on top.

Top Tweak by Timothy A.

Breakfast! 10-12 asparagus spears, the woody root snapped off; 2 tbsp butter, 1 tbsp olive oil, 1 clove garlic smashed with a knife, ½ tsp ground salt and pepper to taste; 3 eggs; tabasco. Melt the butter over med hi heat, add the garlic, salt and pepper, cook one minute but do not brown, remove the garlic. Cook the asparagus 6-8 minutes, turning to cook evenly. Remove to plate and keep warm. Add eggs to the butter, cover, and cook 1-2’ sunny side up. Top the asparagus with the eggs, serve with tabasco.

Ingredients Nutrition


  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.

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