How to Pan Fry Asparagus

How to Pan Fry Asparagus so that it's tender-crisp, flavourful and fast! It's a great healthy side dish and low carb as well.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: how to cook asparagus, pan fried asparagus
Servings: 4
Calories: 90 kcal
Author: Karami Urbanoski
  • 1-2 lbs fresh asparagus
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic
  • 2-3 tbsp olive oil
  • flaked sea salt
  • cracked black pepper
  1. Trim the asparagus spears;

  2. Preheat your skillet over medium-high heat with the olive oil.

  3. Place the asparagus spears in the skillet. Fry for 4-5 minutes ( or more, depending on the thickness of the spears) until they are almost ready.  Add in the garlic, then fry for another 1-3 minutes until the garlic is browned and fragrant.

  4. Remove, plate and serve hot.

Recipe Notes

Garnish with sea salt and cracked pepper when serving.

Nutrition Facts
How to Pan Fry Asparagus
Amount Per Serving
Calories 90 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 3mg0%
Potassium 245mg7%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 855IU17%
Vitamin C 7.6mg9%
Calcium 34mg3%
Iron 2.5mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.