Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- 2 pounds fresh asparagus, cut into 2-inch pieces (about 4 cups)
- 1 cup chicken broth
- In a large skillet over medium-high, heat butter and brown sugar until sugar is dissolved. Add asparagus; saute for 2 minutes. Stir in chicken broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender.
- Remove asparagus to a serving dish and keep warm. Cook sauce, uncovered, until reduced by half. Pour over asparagus.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 88 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 223mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.
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Apr 19, 2015
Delicious!! So simple but it gave the asparagus a great flavor.
Apr 21, 2013
I didn't feel it was any better than to simply steam and butter. S.M.
Feb 16, 2013
I loved it, and everyone else in my house did too. Just made it tonight :)
May 24, 2012
Jun 5, 2009
Just tried it and loved it!
Mar 29, 2009
Excellent side dish recipe! Very easy to make and enjoyed by everyone! I make it for special dinners such as Thanksgiving and Christmas! Thank you Billie!