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Simple Lemon & Garlic Asparagus
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Looking for a quick and easy side dish, follow this simple recipe for asparagus with a lemon and garlic twist.

Ingredients
For the asparagus
 
asparagus
 
cooking oil of choice
 
salt and pepper to taste
1-2
tablespoons of butter
1
lemon
Directions
1
Trim and cut the asparagus into 1-2 inch lengths.
2
Parboil and shock them. Do this by putting them in boiling water for 1 minute. After removing them from the boiling water, immediately put them in ice water.
3
Preheat a grill pan or Char-Broil® Porcelain Grill Wok. While the grill heats, toss the asparagus in a bowl with some cooking oil and season with salt and pepper.
Hot Tip: Avoid using extra virgin olive oil as it will burn.
4
Add the asparagus to the grill pan and cook for 10 minutes or so. Toss them every few minutes until the asparagus start to develop dark spots, but before shriveling.
5
While the asparagus cook, melt butter in a pan on the side burner on low heat. Add minced garlic. Be careful not to to fry the garlic, only sweat it.
6
Once the asparagus are done, put them on a serving tray, top with the butter and garlic. Then add some freshly grated lemon zest and a small squeeze of lemon juice.
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