Chicken and Asparagus Stir Fry Recipe

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Danny Published: November 21, 2020 Modified: May 31, 2021
Chicken and Asparagus Stir Fry Recipe

How To Make Chicken and Asparagus Stir Fry

Tender chicken and crisp asparagus are coated in an Asian-inspired sauce in this chicken and asparagus stir-fry. Plus, you can whip this up in half an hour.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1tbspvegetable oil
  • 1lbchicken breastsboneless, skinless, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • saltto taste
  • pepperto taste
  • 1lbasparagus stalkstrimmed and cut into 1½-inch pieces
  • 2tspgarlicminced
  • 1tspgingerminced
  • ¼cupchicken broth
  • tspsugar
  • 1tbspsoy sauce
  • 2tspsesame oil
  • 1tbspcornstarch

Instructions

  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a pan over medium high heat.

  2. Season the chicken with salt and pepper to taste.

  3. Add the chicken to the pan in a single layer. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes per side or until browned.

  4. Add the asparagus to the pan and cook for 3 to 4 minutes or until tender.

  5. Add the garlic and ginger and cook for 30 seconds.

  6. In a small bowl, whisk together the chicken broth, sugar, soy sauce, sesame oil and cornstarch.

  7. Pour the sauce over the chicken and asparagus and bring to a simmer. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until sauce has thickened, then serve.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 294.21kcal
  • Fat: 16.62g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.67g
  • Trans Fat: 0.15g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.84g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.87g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.57g
  • Fiber: 2.67g
  • Sugar: 3.98g
  • Protein: 27.03g
  • Cholesterol: 73.02mg
  • Sodium: 599.49mg
  • Calcium: 47.72mg
  • Potassium: 529.78mg
  • Iron: 3.47mg
  • Vitamin A: 70.67µg
  • Vitamin C: 6.84mg
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