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Stirfried asparagus with garlic

You'll need

  • 2 tbsp
  • vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp
  • minced garlic
  • 400 gm
  • asparagus, thickly sliced diagonally
  • 2 tbsp
  • Shaoxing wine
  • 125 ml (½ cup)
  • chicken stock
  • Pinch
  • white sugar

Method

  • 01
  • Heat a wok over high heat until a few drops of water added evaporates within 1 minute. Add oil, garlic and asparagus and stirfry for 30 seconds to 1 minute. Add wine and stock and reduce heat to medium. Add sugar and stirfry for 1-2 minutes or until asparagus is just tender. Season to taste with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper and serve immediately.

One of the inevitable conversations with a waiter at a Chinese restaurant is about what flavour a diner should choose to go with their choice of greens – simply tossed in oil, a splash of oyster sauce or a toss of minced garlic?

At A Glance

  • Serves 6 people
  • 2 min preparation
  • 3 min cooking
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At A Glance

  • Serves 6 people
  • 2 min preparation
  • 3 min cooking

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