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Sunday, February 13, 2011

芦笋炒雞肉/Asparagus Stir-fried Chicken

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This dish is healthy, delicious and so easy to make.  Asparagus is one of my favourite vegetables.  It’s low in calories and is very low in sodium.  It is a good source of vitamin, calcium, magnesium and zinc, and a very good source of dietary fiber.  I always keep some Asparagus in my fridge.  Whenever I don’t what to cook or want to make a quick meal, I will never go wrong with this Asparagus Stir-fried Chicken.  Serve it along with some rice and you have a complete Asparagus Stir-fried Chicken meal in 20 minutes.


Ingredients:

  • 5 oz shredded chicken
  • 8 oz asparagus
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • A quarter tsp salt

To marinate the chicken:

  • 1 tbsp chili bean sauce
  • 1 tsb chopped garlic
  • 1 tsp cooking wine
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp cornstarch

Directions:

1.     Marinate the chicken 10 minutes before cooking. 
2.     Take off the bottom, harder part of the asparagus and then cut asparagus as slices.
3.     In a nonstick medium saucepan or a wok, heat 1 tbsp oil over medium-high heat.  Add the marinated chicken to cook, until the chicken is ready and the color turns brown - about 5 - 6 minutes.  Transfer the chicken to a plate.  
4.     Wash the pan, and then heat 1 tbsp oil over medium-high heat.  Add sliced asparagus to cook.  Keep stirring for about 2 - 3 minutes, until the asparagus is almost tender.  Add salt, and then add the cooked chicken.  Mix everything evenly.  Transfer to a serving plate, you are done!


6 comments:

  1. I did try it yesterday, eventhough I am not a fan of asparagus and I think I never cooked them before, but it was a success that everybody enjoyed!Thanks!

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  2. You are welcome Marta! I'm glad that you all enjoyed it.

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  3. Hi Marta, I just updated this recipe and post a video of it. I hope that would hope just incase if you ever wanted to make it again.

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  4. Hi Kelly, it has become a comun dish in our family...we all like it!it has been the way to start eating asparagus for me and my family!!!Thanks again, Kelly!

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  5. That was awsome. Thank you. Your recipes rock ! Greetings from Greece.

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  6. I would like to learn how to cook and I think this recipe is suited for me to learn. I will definitely use this as my guide for cooking my first dish. Thanks for sharing this!

    Beef Stir Fry

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