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Spice up your sautéed asparagus with chili powder and other ingredients that are recommended in this spicy asparagus recipe.




  • 2 pounds fresh asparagus
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 small clove of garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar



  1. Trim tough ends from asparagus and cut into 1-inch pieces.
  2. In a large skillet, heat canola oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic and stir no longer than 30 seconds. Avoid over browning the garlic.
  3. Add asparagus and water. Cook, stirring, for four minutes.
  4. Add chili powder and salt. Cook another 1 minute or until asparagus is just becoming tender.
  5. Take pan off heat and stir in vinegar to coat.


Serves 6


Nutrition Facts (without Lemon)  
Serving Size: 1  
Servings per Recipe: 6  
Amount per Serving  
Calories: 220  
Calories from Fat: 45  
  % Daily Value *
Total Fat: 5 g 8%
Saturated Fat: 3 g 13%
Cholesterol: 11 mg 4%
Sodium: 298 mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate: 40 g 13%
Dietary Fiber: 5 g 20%
Protein: 4 g 2%
Vitamin A 6%
Vitamin C 42%
Calcium 2%
Iron 17%

*The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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