Thai-Style Asparagus With Chiles, Garlic, & Basil

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by GinnyP

In a word....YUM!

Top Review by PalatablePastime

Perfect! This may well be the best tasting asparagus I ever ate! It had a fantastic flavor, truly Thai, with the right amount of heat and pungency. The basil, as could be expected, was great. I steamed my asparagus for 10 minutes before stir-frying and everything came out wonderful. I chose to use sambal oelek in lieu of the minced serranos (although I did garnish with Thai dragon chilies). Thanks so much! I will make this often!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat a wok or large, deep skillet over high heat.
  2. Add oil, making sure bottom of pan is completely oiled.
  3. Add garlic and minced chile, toss until garlic begins to turn golden; about 15 seconds.
  4. Add the asparagus; stir-fry until coated with oil, about 15 seconds.
  5. Add the soy sauces, sugar, basil, and 1 T water; stir-fry until basil starts to wilt.
  6. Serve hot.
  7. Garnish with sliced chiles.
  8. For Vegetarian do not use the fish sauce, use the soy sauce.

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