Lemon Asparagus + Crispy Shallots

Are you ready to indulge in a dish that perfectly captures the essence of summertime? Look no further than our Lemon Asparagus + Crispy Shallots recipe! As our favorite seasonal produce comes back, we couldn't help but craft a dish that celebrates the vibrant flavors of summer.

Picture tender asparagus spears, kissed by the sun and bursting with flavor, complemented by the irresistible crunch of crispy shallots. It's an explosion of flavor and texture that will transport you to lazy summer afternoons on the coast. 
Here’s how to make this bright, flavorful, and satisfying recipe:


  • 1 bunch of asparagus, trimmed
  • Zest and juice of 1 Meyer lemon
  • 1 tbsp red chili flakes
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp grass-fed butter
  • 1 shallot, thinly sliced
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste


1. Preheat a large skillet over medium/high heat. Once hot, add olive oil.
2. Sauté thinly sliced shallots until golden brown.
3. Add trimmed asparagus to the skillet. Let it cook for about 4 minutes until tender and vibrant green.
4. Reduce heat to low. Add grass-fed butter, chili flakes, Meyer lemon zest, and juice to the skillet.
5. Cook for an additional 2 minutes until butter is melted, lemon juice reduces, and flavors meld together.
6. Serve hot, and season with flaky sea salt + freshly ground pepper.

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by Melanie David / May 14, 2024