Asian Chicken and Asparagus
Asian style chicken
Joe,Inspired by SkinnyTaste
chicken breast cut into 1 inch pieces
, bottoms snapped off then cut into 2 inch pieces*
garlic cloves minced
tamari soy sauce
small amount of lemon zest
, (1/4 to 1/2 lemon, optional)
salt and black pepper
Using a non stick skillet or wok, heat 1 tbsp olive oil and add asparagus cooking on medium high for 3 or 4 minutes until softened,add garlic for 30 seconds then remove from heat and reserve
Add 1 tbsp olive oil and fry chicken pieces for 6 to 8 minutes until browned and cooked through, remove and reserve.
Add broth and soy sauce and boil for 1 minute
Dissolve cornstarch in 2 tbsp water and add to the broth and thicken.
Put chicken and asparagus back in the pan and stir to coat.
Add lemon juice and zest
Salt and pepper to taste
Asparagus should be snapped to get rid of the tough end. I snap one spear then line up the tips and use my knife to trim the remaining spears, (usually about 1 1/2 to 2 inches).