Ingredients

  • 1 lb fresh asparagus, tough ends trimmed
  • 2 T organic, raw coconut oil, divided
  • 2 T clarified butter (ghee) or pastured butter, divided
  • 1 piece ginger (2 in.), peeled and sliced into matchsticks
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

Directions

Step 1

Heat 1 tablespoon each of butter and oil in a small skillet over medium heat. Add the ginger slices and sauté until lightly golden. Remove from heat and set aside.

Step 2

Heat 1 tablespoon each of butter and oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the asparagus and freshly ground pepper. Let the asparagus sear in the pan, turning occasionally until the spears are bright green and tender-crisp.

Step 3

Season to taste with salt  and pepper. Transfer to a serving platter, sprinkle with crispy ginger and serve warm.

Directions