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Sugared Asparagus

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Prep Time 1 min
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 11 mins
Course Side Dish
Servings 4


  • 1 lb. asparagus
  • 1 ½ tbs. unsalted butter
  • 1 tbsp. brown sugar
  • ½ cup chicken broth


  • 1. Melt the butter and brown sugar in a skillet over medium heat.
  • 2. Add the asparagus and chicken broth and cover. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until asparagus are fork tender but still crisp.
  • 3. Transfer the asparagus to a plate and tent with foil to keep warm. Continue cooking the sauce until it has reduced to a syrup like consistency.
  • 4. Serve the asparagus with the sauce drizzled on top.


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