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- 1 bunch asparagus
- 1 tbsp sunflower oil
- 1 tsp brown sugar
- pinch dried chilli flakes (optional)
- 1 small can water chestnuts, drained and thinly sliced
- 1 garlic clove, crushed
- bunch chives, cut into 2cm lengths, or some chopped wild garlic leaves
- 2 tbsp soy sauce
Prep time: 5 min
Cooking time: 5 min
Step 1Prepare the asparagus by breaking off the end of each woody stalk and then cutting the spears in half.
Step 2Heat the oil in a wok, add the asparagus, sugar and some salt and stir-fry over a moderately high heat for about 3 minutes.
Step 3Add the dried chilli, if using, followed by the water chestnuts, garlic, chives, plus 3 tablespoons of water and cook for 2 more minutes, stirring constantly.
Step 4Stir in the soy sauce and serve immediately.