Asparagus Chips Recipe


Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings6
MethodMain Ingredient


 Asparagus2 Pound
 Fresh asparagus2 Pound
 Water1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Butter/Margarine3 Tablespoon
 Water chestnuts5 Ounce (1 Can)
 Canned water chestnuts5 Ounce, coarsely chopped (1 Can)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 94 Calories from Fat 55

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.6%

Saturated Fat 3.9 g19.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 16.1 mg

Sodium 170.6 mg7.1%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.6%

Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.5%

Sugars 2.8 g

Protein 4 g7.2%

Vitamin A 26.6% Vitamin C 14.5%

Calcium 3.8% Iron 19.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Trim the woody ends of the asparagus. Wash them on cold running water.
2. Slice the asparagus stalk diagonally into three pieces.
3. Take a medium-size frying pan and cook the asparagus in boiling salted water for 7 to 10 minutes or until it is crisply soft. Drain.
4. Take a medium-size bowl and place the asparagus in it.
5. In same frying pan, melt and brown butter or margarine lightly until it bubbles up.
6. Toss chopped water chestnuts and add on the asparagus. Mix well.

7. Serve in a serving dish either hot or cold.