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Asparagus With Citrus Butter

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Ingredients
  Fresh asparagus spears/Frozen asparagus spears 2 Pound
  Oranges 2 Large
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1. Snap off and remove tough ends of fresh asparagus.
2. Using vegetable peeler or sharp knife, scour the scales.
3. Take a 3-quart saucepan; cover and cook asparagus in very little boiling salted water for 5 minutes.
4. Drain off excess water and keep aside.
5. Prepare 2 tbsp grated peel from one orange.
6. Prepare 1/4 cup orange juice by squeezing the peeled orange and keep aside.
7. Take a 12-inch skillet, add butter and melt over medium heat.
8. Add garlic, cook for a minute and then add orange juice and orange peel.
9. Add asparagus and cook for about 3 to 5 minute or till it turns tender.

FINALIZING
10. On a serving platter, transfer asparagus.
11. Top with orange juice mixture.

SERVING
12. Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
German
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Dry Curry
Ingredient: 
Butter
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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