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Asparagus with ginger, garlic and lemon butter

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Asparagus with ginger, garlic and lemon butter

Recipe Ingredients

  • 600g asparagus, trimmed
  • 100g unsalted butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
  • small knob fresh ginger, peeled and grated
  • zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

Recipe Directions

  1. Cook the asparagus spears in a pot of boiling salted water until they are tender with a slight crunch (3 to 4 minutes max). Carefully remove them from the pot and drain well. Place in a serving dish and keep warm.
  2. Melt the butter and add the garlic, ginger and lemon zest and juice. Season to taste. Stir for 2 minutes until the ginger and garlic are cooked.
  3. Pour over the asparagus and serve.

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