Roast Asparagus with a Fried Egg

June 07, 2020

Asparagus and egg is a classic combination found in many cuisines. It’s a common staple in Japanese yakitori, and asparagus quiche is a standard southern dish.

This preparation is an italian classic that is great as a side dish or for a simple flavorful breakfast.

  • 2 servings
  • 1 mins
  • 14 mins
  • 15 mins
  • Ingredients



    1. Heat a tablespoon of butter in a cast iron skillet over medium heat.
    2. Toss the asparagus spears in the butter and continue to move for 5 minutes.
    3. Transfer roasted asparagus to a plate.
    4. Increase the heat under the skillet to high and add the other tablespoon of butter and 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
    5. Crack the eggs into the pan, separated slightly.
    6. After 2 minutes, place the crispy fried egg on top of the asparagus. Serve immediately, with toast to soak up any egg yolk.
    7. Add a thin layer of the meat sauce so the cheese is partially covered

    This recipe was adapted from:

      Written by Will Chiong who lives and works in New York building useful things.