Trim woody ends of asparagus spears. Slice asparagus (with a sharply diagonal slant) into 3-inch lengths.
Heat oil in large skillet until a piece of asparagus sizzles. Add asparagus, ginger and pepper; stir-fry over medium-high heat for 2 minutes. Add soy sauce and stir-fry 2 minutes longer. Add pistachios and stir-fry briefly just to heat through.Servings: 4