fragrant peanut oil or olive oil
shallots, peeled and minced
finely chopped parsley
How to Make Asparagus with Shallots
1Snap off tough ends of asparagus.
2If asparagus is thick, old or tough, peel bottoms.
3Add asparagus to pan of boiling salted water.
4Boil gently until cooked--bright green and tender--but still firm, about 5 to 8 minutes.
5Remove; drain on towel; put on platter and drizzle with oil, lifting spears to coat.
6Sprinkle with shallots and parsley.
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