|Salad oil||1 Tablespoon|
|Asparagus||3 Cup (48 tbs), cut pieces 1 1/2 inches long (in bias, fresh)|
|Monosodium glutamate||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
Heat salad oil in a large skillet; add the pieces of asparagus.
Sprinkle with salt, monosodium glutamate, and pepper.
Lift skillet slightly above high heat and shake it constantly while cooking.
Cook asparagus only till tender, 4 to 5 minutes.
Reduce heat to medium, if necessary, during last minute or so of cooking.
Don't over cook.