CHICKEN AND ASPARAGUS STIR FRY

This chicken and asparagus stir-fries are chicken breast portions and fresh asparagus, cooked to perfection, and lined in a savory sauce. A light and healthful dinner that’s ready in underneath half-hour.
This asparagus stir fry is the satisfactory viable way to show off this springtime veggie! Serve it over steamed rice for a whole meal.


INGREDIENTS
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

INSTRUCTIONS
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 the sauce has thickened, then serve.

NUTRITION
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