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Chicken and Asparagus Stir Fry

Chock full of protein and good-for-you vitamins and minerals, and with a sweet-and-savory sauce you’ll want to dive right into, this Chicken and Asparagus Stir Fry hits the spot. Done in 30 minutes and with easy-to-find ingredients, you’ll want to bookmark this dish for your meal planning ASAP.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
0 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 280kcal
Author Tiffany

Ingredients

  • 3-4 boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into 1.5 inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 pound asparagus ends trimmed and cut into 2 inch pieces
  • ½ cup sliced mushrooms
  • cup reduced sodium soy sauce (use a little less if you are using regular)
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 3 teaspoons minced garlic
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch + 3 tablespoons cold water whisked til dissolved
  • chopped green onions and sesame seeds, for garnish

Instructions

  • Drizzle a large skillet with oil. Saute chicken 3-4 minutes until browned on the outside.
  • Add asparagus and mushrooms to the pan and continue to saute 3-4 minutes until chicken is cooked through and asparagus and mushrooms are tender.
  • Whisk together the soy sauce, chicken broth, hoisin, garlic, brown sugar, sesame oil, and ginger. Pour into pan.
  • Once sauce begins to bubble, stir in corn starch and water mixture. Stir 1 minute until sauce thickens.
  • Remove from heat, garnish with sesame seeds and green onions and serve.

Notes

Make it spicy: add 1/4-1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes or 1-2 teaspoons sriracha to the sauce to give this dish a spicy kick! 

Nutrition

Calories: 280kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 1158mg | Potassium: 703mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 883IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 4mg