20-Minute Chicken & Asparagus Stir Fry Recipe With Crispy Fried Garlic by Ann Marie Patitucci
Protein and vegetables? Check. Quick and easy? Check. Is it similar to a restaurant meal my boys love? Check.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
- 1 1/2 pounds skinless chicken breasts, cut into small strips (or 1-inch cubes)
- 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
- 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce (or gluten-free Tamari)
- 2 teaspoons cornstarch
- 2 tablespoons water
- 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil (divided)
- 1 bunch asparagus, ends trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
- 6 cloves garlic, chopped
- 1 tablespoon fresh ginger
- 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- fried garlic, for garnish
Here's how to make it:
- Lightly season the chicken with kosher salt. In a small bowl, combine soy sauce and chicken broth. In another small bowl, combine cornstarch and water, and mix well to combine.
- Heat a large nonstick wok or skillet over medium-high heat. When wok is hot, add 1 teaspoon of the oil. Add asparagus and cook until tender-crisp, approximately 3 to 4 minutes. Add garlic and ginger. Cook until golden, for about 1 minute. Set aside.
- Increase heat to high and add 1 teaspoon of oil and half the chicken. Cook until browned and cooked completely through, about 4 minutes per side. Remove cooked chicken and set aside. Repeat with the remaining chicken and oil. Set aside.
- Add soy sauce mixture to wok and bring to a boil. Cook for about 60 to 90 seconds. Add lemon juice and cornstarch mixture and stir well. Once it simmers, return chicken and asparagus to the wok and mix well.
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