How To Cook Asparagus In The Microwave. Place asparagus in a microwave-safe dish with 2 tablespoons of water. To cook asparagus in the microwave start by rinsing them in cold water and snapping off 1 inch from the bottom of each spear.
How to Microwave Asparagus in Water. Microwave on high for four minutes. Otherwise cover with plastic wrap and cook on high.
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Put asparagus in a microwave steamer bowl like this one. Then place a little water in the plastic steamer pop it in the microwave and set to cook on auto cook if you have that facility or if not use your own common sense read the good old manufacturers instructions etc. Cover with lid and microwave on high power for 2 to 3 minutes. It is rich in vitamins A C and K as well as folate and fibre.