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Chinese Stir-Fried Asparagus
1/2 Teaspoon Sugar
2 Tablespoon Peanut Oil
1 Pound Fresh Asparagus
1/4 Cup Chicken Stock or bouillon (1/4 to 1/2)
1 Green Onion cut in 1/2-inch pieces
1 Tablespoon Soy Sauce (can be low sodium type) or chopped black bean sauce (available in Oriental markets)
1. Discard tough fibrous ends of asparagus.

2. Cut stalks diagonally in 1 to 1 1/2-inch sections.

3. If desired, blanch stalks only (cook briefly in boiling water or in microwave).

4. Combine stock, soy sauce and sugar. Heat oil in a wok.

5. Add asparagus. Stir-fry to coat with oil; heat through.

6. Add stock mixture; heat quickly. Add green onion.

7. Simmer, covered, over medium heat until asparagus is done, about 3 minutes. Serves 3 to 4.