Recipe: Pan-fried Asparagus with Eggs and Parmesan

Servings? 2 people   Cooking Time? 20 mins 

What you need? 

  • 2 bunches of thick stalks of asparagus
  • 1/4 cup to 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup to 1/2 cup Olive oil
  • 2 tsp Rock salt
  • 4 eggs
  • grated Parmesan cheese

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How to cook it? 

  1. Wash and drain the 2 bunches of asparagus.
  2. Cut off the bottom 1.5-2 inches of the asparagus stalks.
  3. Boil water in a medium sized pan until simmering, add asparagus for 2-3 mins, then remove.
  4. In a medium sized pan, add olive oil and butter on medium high heat.
  5. Add in the drained asparagus flat onto the pan’s surface.
  6. Sprinkle with rock salt and cover with a lid for 2-3 mins.
  7. Crack eggs across the surface of the layer of asparagus and cover with lid for 1-2 mins until the eggs are almost cooked.
  8. Sprinkle Parmesan Cheese over the eggs and cover with lid to melt the cheese for another 1-2 mins.
  9. Serve in a semi-deep pie dish, with a side of toast.

Tips? If you have fresh truffle or truffle oil, or sage leaves it could also add a twist to the dish. Add more or less butter depending on your preference.

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