Originally Posted by Manton
Should I blanch first, then saute?
No need to blanch first unless doing lots, in which case blanch for about 1 minute and shock in ice water to refresh and hold.
If they have some moisture on them from the rinsing, they will saute evenly and quickly in a hot pan in about 3 minutes.
Try one raw, you'll find that, like asperagus, they do not need much heat but benefit from cooking.