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Stir-Fried Asparagus

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  1. 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  2. 1 pound thin asparagus, cut into 1/3-inch lengths
  3. 1 large garlic clove, minced
  4. 1 teaspoon Asian sesame oil
  5. 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  6. Salt and freshly ground pepper
  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet. Add the asparagus and stir-fry over moderately high heat until softened, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic, sesame oil and lemon zest, season with salt and pepper and stir-fry for 2 minutes. Serve hot.