How To Cook Asparagus

Learn how to cook asparagus with this how-to video and asparagus recipe from Chef Mark. If you have questions or comments please leave them below. If you like this video don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel to receive email updates when we post new free cooking videos.

Asparagus Recipe:

1 bunch Green Asparagus, Large size has more flavor
Kitchen twine
Sea Salt
(If cooking White asparagus add 1 Tbsp vinegar to water and cook covered )

1. Trim lower stalk fronds off of asparagus if thin-skinned or peel if stalk is thick and hard, peeling towards the stem end, and break off at woody end. Align tips of asparagus and trim off bottom ends to have all the same height.
2. Tie two bunches tightly from the one bunch you bought and lower into salted boiling water, reduce to simmer and cook until tender but still slightly firm.(uncovered)
3. Plunge into ice water and immediately remove, keep warm and serve Polonaise style, which is cooked chopped egg yolks, chopped egg whites, chopped parsley and fresh toasted bread crumbs.



  1. TheDullBladeTexan

    Very nice, and simple.