Chicken and Asparagus Stir Fry
This chicken and asparagus stir fry is chicken breast pieces and fresh asparagus, cooked to perfection and coated in a savory sauce. A light and healthy dinner that's ready in under 30 minutes.
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into 1 inch pieces
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 lb asparagus stalks trimmed and cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces
- 2 teaspoons minced garlic
- 1 teaspoon minced ginger
- 3/4 cup chicken broth
- 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
- 2 teaspoons sesame oil
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
Heat the vegetable oil in a pan over medium high heat.
Season the chicken with salt and pepper to taste.
Add the chicken to the pan in a single layer. Cook for 3-4 minutes per side or until browned.
Add the asparagus to the pan and cook for 3-4 minutes or until tender.
Add the garlic and ginger and cook for 30 seconds.
In a small bowl, whisk together the chicken broth, sugar, soy sauce, sesame oil and cornstarch.
Pour the sauce over the chicken and asparagus and bring to a simmer. Cook for 1-2 minutes or until sauce has thickened, then serve.
Calories: 218kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 446mg | Potassium: 693mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 890IU | Vitamin C: 10.8mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 3mg