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Lemon Chicken & Asparagus Stir-Fry

The perfect dinner for busy weeknights, this 25-minute stir fry is loaded with fresh veggies like asparagus and bursting with bright, lemony flavor.
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Lemon Chicken and Napa Cabbage 40

Lemon Chicken & Asparagus Stir-Fry

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  • 4Servings

Ingredients

  • Juice of 1 large lemon, plus 1 tsp grated lemon zest, optional, divided
  • 3 tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 lb chicken breast, cut into 1-inch strips
  • 1 small head napa cabbage, sliced into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 lb asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 large red bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 1 large orange bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp peeled and finely chopped fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 tsp chile powder
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced

Preparation

  1. In a small bowl, combine lemon juice and soy sauce; set aside.
  2. In a large wok on medium, heat oil. Add chicken and cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until cooked through and no longer pink inside. Add cabbage, asparagus, bell peppers, ginger, pepper flakes and chile powder; cook for 4 to 5 minutes more, until vegetables are crisp-tender. Add soy sauce mixture and toss. Stir in lemon zest (if using) and sprinkle with scallions.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe
  • Calories: 260
  • Carbohydrate Content: 13 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 73 mg
  • Fat Content: 11 g
  • Fiber Content: 4 g
  • Protein Content: 28 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 2 g
  • Sodium Content: 565 mg
  • Sugar Content: 4.5 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content: 1 g