Sugared Asparagus

  1. 1 lb Asparagus
  2. 1 1/2 tablespoons Butter
  3. 1 1/2 tablespoons Brown Sugar
  4. 1/4 cup Vegetable or Chicken Broth
  5. 1 – 2 tablespoons Toasted Sesame Seeds
  1. Melt 1 ½ Tablespoons Butter and 1 ½ Tablespoons Brown Sugar together in large saucepan over medium heat until dissolved. Cut 1 lb of asparagus in 2 inch pieces and sauté in above mixture for 2 minutes. Stir in ¼ cup of vegetable or chicken broth. Cover, and bring to boil until just tender (about 6 minutes). Remove asparagus to warm dish. Return liquid to boil and simmer uncovered until mixture is reduced by half (about five minutes). Pour over asparagus. Sprinkle with 1-2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds.
Adapted from Simply in Season Cookbook