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Asparagus Chicken Recipe

Serves 4

335 calories each.


  • 3 whole broiler-fryer chicken breasts, boned and cut in 1-inch pieces
  • 2 tbsp corn oil, divided
  • 2 slices ginger root (equivalent to 1/4 tsp ground ginger)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 lb asparagus (fresh or frozen), cut in 1 1/2-inch pieces (separate the tips)
  • 2 green onions with tops, sliced
  • 8 oz fresh mushrooms, sliced


1. Heat 1 tablespoon of the corn oil with ginger in Teflon pan over medium heat.
2. Add salted chicken, stirring constantly, frying 3 to 5 minutes or until chicken is done and becomes white and opaque.
3. Remove chicken from pan and keep warm by wrapping in foil.
4. Discard ginger root if fresh ginger was used.
5. Add remaining 1 tablespoon of corn oil to pan.
6. When heated, add asparagus, excluding tips; stir-fry about 2 minutes.
7. Add asparagus tips, onions and mushrooms, stirring constantly for 1 to 2 minutes (asparagus should be bright green).
8. Return chicken to pan.
9. Heat, covered, about 1 minute, or until asparagus is tender-crisp.
10. Season to taste.


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Main Ingredient:Meat and Poultry / Chicken
Vegetable / Asparagus
Course:Main Dish
Preparation Method:Fry
Special Diet:Low Fat

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