Stir-fried Asparagus With Garlic

Use lite soy sauce for a lower-sodium option. If your skillet doesn't have a lid, cover it with a baking sheet.


Makes 6 to 8 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes


2 pounds asparagus
8 garlic cloves, finely chopped
2 tablespoons canola oil
3 tablespoons soy sauce


Snap tough ends off asparagus; discard ends. Cut asparagus in half.

Sauté asparagus and garlic in hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 3 to 5 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender. Add soy sauce; reduce heat to medium low, and cover. Cook 5 minutes or until asparagus is tender.