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.
- 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
Cook asparagus and oil in a skillet over medium heat for 3-4 minutes and add garlic when 1 minute remains. Set it aside.
Season chicken with salt & pepper and put heat to high and cook chicken until browned then set aside.
Add soy sauce and chicken broth to a skillet and bring to boil for about 1 minute.
Add lemon juice, water, and soy sauce and stir for about 1 minute.
Return chicken and asparagus to the pan.
Coat with sauce and top with lemon zest.
Serves 4. Enjoy the taste!