Pan-Steamed Asparagus with Anchovies and Red Pepper Flakes
Appears in Cook's Illustrated March/April 2019
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
We wanted to preserve the fresh, sweet, grassy flavor of asparagus and ensure a crisp-tender texture without the drawbacks of steaming, which can leave asparagus washed-out and bland. Instead, we steamed the asparagus in a small amount of w...