Asparagus Spears

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ASPARAGUS SPEARS

INGREDIENTS:

1 bunch fresh asparagus spears, trimmed
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon butter
1 medium shallot, chopped fine
1 clove garlic, chopped fine
Sea Salt (to taste)
Freshly ground black peppercorns (Tellicherry)
1/4 lime, juiced
Lime slices for garnish
Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, grated  (optional)

Melt butter with olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat adding garlic and shallots; cook for 2 minutes.  Add asparagus spears and cook with lid on skillet for about 5 minutes until tender.  Serve with squeezed lime juice over hot asparagus, salt and pepper to taste and add fresh grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese.  Garnish with lime slices.

Pix below of plated asparagus spears on 07-07-13 with Cornish Hens, Orange Sauce and Orange Rice  by Bill aka Mickey Porter.

Below sequence pixs taken while preparing the asparagus spears.  Click on thumbnails for a larger view:

This is a very easy recipe to do and is outstanding providing a very nice contrast to the Cornish hens with orange sauce.

Web published by Bill aka Mickey Porter 03-28-09 and updated pixs on 04-30-13.

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