Stir-Fried Lemony Chicken with Asparagus

Stir-Fried Lemony Chicken with Asparagus

A simple yet protein-filled, delicious meal idea for the Ideal Protein dieters. The Lemony Chicken with Asparagus fits right for a quick and spiced-up Lunch or Dinner plan.

Approved for Ideal Protein phases 1-3. Try some and share your experience.

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts – boneless, skinless, cubed
  • Kosher salt – to taste
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 2 tbsp. low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp. water
  • 1 tbsp. canola oil
  • 1 bunch asparagus – cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • Lemon zest
  • Salt & pepper

Preparation

Step 1

Cook asparagus and oil in a skillet over medium heat for 3-4 minutes and add garlic when 1 minute remains. Set it aside.

Step 2

Season chicken with salt & pepper and put heat to high and cook chicken until browned then set aside.

Step 3

Add soy sauce and chicken broth to a skillet and bring to boil for about 1 minute.

Step 4

Add lemon juice, water, and soy sauce and stir for about 1 minute.

Step 5

Return chicken and asparagus to the pan.

Step 6

Coat with sauce and top with lemon zest.

Step 7

Serves 4. Enjoy the taste!

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