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Chicken and Asparagus Stir Fry Recipe

Looking for an easy Chicken and Asparagus Stir Fry recipe? Learn how to make Chicken and Asparagus Stir Fry using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by mitsumishi

Makes 2 servings



Serve this tasty chicken and asparagus stir-fry with wholegrain rice (for a super-fast supper, use the 90-seconds-in-a microwave variety).

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken and Asparagus Stir Fry

3 tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce
3 tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 tsp grated lemon zest
1 tsp cornstarch
3/4 pound chicken breasts, cut into strips
1 tbsp canola oil
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
4 scallions, cut into 1-inch diagonal pieces
1/2 pound asparagus, cut into 1-inch diagonal pieces
1 carrot, julienned

Recipe Directions for Chicken and Asparagus Stir Fry

  1. In a glass dish, stir together soy sauce, lemon juice and zest, and cornstarch. Add chicken pieces and coat well with marinade. Cover and refrigerate for 15-30 minutes.

  2. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet. Add garlic and fry until softened. Reserving the marinade, add chicken followed by the scallions, asparagus and carrots. Stir-fry for 3-4 minutes, until chicken is no longer pink.

  3. Add marinade and cook until sauce is slightly thickened, about 1 minute. Serves 4.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 407.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
460
Calories from Fat
179
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
19.9g
31%
Saturated Fat
4.1g
20%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
151mg
50%
Sodium
1075mg
45%
Potassium
915mg
26%
Total Carbohydrates
16.2g
5%
Dietary Fiber
4.5g
18%
Sugars
5.4g
Protein
54.2g
Vitamin A 127% Vitamin C 44%
Calcium 10% Iron 31%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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