3 T. butter
2 T. brown sugar
a large bunch of asparagus, chopped into 2-inch pieces
1 c. chicken broth
In a large sautee pan, melt butter and add the brown sugar. Cook until sugar is dissolved. Add the asparagus and sautee 2 minutes. Stir in the chicken broth. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover, and simmer 2 to 4 minutes. Remove asparagus to a serving dish and cook sauce until reduced to half the original volume. Pour over asparagus and serve.