Chinese Stir-Fried Asparagus
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.