Asparagus Finger Food Starter

Serves 2-4
Prep Time 2 mins
Cooking Time 5 mins



  • Bunch of asparagus (about 10)
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and black pepper


  • Wash the asparagus and pat dry with kitchen roll
  • Snap off the 'woody stem' ends of the asparagus
  • Place into a zip lock bag and pour in a little olive oil to cover
  • Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Tip into a frying pan and cook for 5 minutes


  • Large frying pan

Cooks Tip

  • To break off the woody bits of the asparagus hold the stem in one hand just over half way along and the base in the other. Then bend till it snaps. It will find its own breaking point.

Shopping List

  • Asparagus
  • Olive oil
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{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

Kim March 31, 2009 at 7:52 pm

mmmm easy and asparagus will be in season here soon..

Lesley April 1, 2009 at 2:14 am

This is a keeper, & excellant on the BBQ

ray last November 1, 2009 at 7:31 am

Where me scollop’s starter recipe ?
Thanks 4 the taster

Barry November 2, 2009 at 2:23 pm

Ray, sorry for the delay. Check out “Scallops” let me know how they go.

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