Lemon Garlic Chicken and Asparagus Stir Fry Recipe

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Carole Published: January 12, 2021 Modified: June 15, 2021
Lemon Garlic Chicken and Asparagus Stir Fry Recipe

How To Make Lemon Garlic Chicken and Asparagus Stir Fry Recipe

Looking for a delicious chicken and rice recipe with the best stir fry sauce paired with it? Here’s our lemon garlic chicken stir fry recipe you must try!

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • lbschicken breast,skinless, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • kosher salt,to taste
  • ½cupchicken broth,reduced-sodium
  • 2tbspshoyu,or soy sauce, reduced-sodium, coconut aminos for GF, W30
  • 2tspcornstarch,arrowroot powder or tapioca starch for whole30
  • 2tbspwater
  • 1tbspcanola,or grapeseed oil, divided
  • 1bunchasparagus,ends trimmed, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 6clovesgarlic,chopped
  • 1tbspginger,fresh
  • 3tbsplemon juice,fresh
  • black pepper,fresh, to taste


  1. Lightly season the chicken with salt.

  2. In a small bowl, combine chicken broth and soy sauce.

  3. In a second small bowl combine the cornstarch and water and mix well to combine.

  4. Heat a large non-stick wok over medium-high heat, when hot add 1 teaspoon of the oil.

  5. Add the asparagus and cook until tender-crisp, about 3 to 4 minutes.

  6. Add the garlic and ginger and cook until golden, about 1 minute. Set aside.

  7. Increase the heat to high. Add 1 teaspoon of oil and half of the chicken.

  8. Cook until chicken is browned and cooked through, about 4 minutes on each side.

  9. Remove and set aside and repeat with the remaining oil and chicken. Set aside.

  10. Add the soy sauce mixture; bring to a boil and cook about 1 to 1/2 minutes.

  11. Add lemon juice and cornstarch mixture and stir well, when it simmers return the chicken and asparagus to the wok and mix well, remove from heat and serve.


  • Calories: 367.59kcal
  • Fat: 19.80g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.93g
  • Trans Fat: 0.19g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.90g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.46g
  • Carbohydrates: 7.98g
  • Fiber: 1.65g
  • Sugar: 1.93g
  • Protein: 38.57g
  • Cholesterol: 109.76mg
  • Sodium: 686.64mg
  • Calcium: 49.13mg
  • Potassium: 602.74mg
  • Iron: 2.84mg
  • Vitamin A: 62.88µg
  • Vitamin C: 9.14mg
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