Chicken With Asparagus
|Vegetable oil||2 Tablespoon|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm)|
|Asparagus||1 Pound, cut diagonally into 0.5 inch slices (discard tough, white portions)|
|Chicken breasts||4 , boned, skinned, and cut into 0.75 inch cube|
|Dry sherry||1 Tablespoon|
|Black bean sauce||2 Tablespoon|
|Cornstarch||1 Tablespoon, mixed with 0.5 cup cold chicken broth|
|Chicken broth||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cold|
Heat oil in the wok and brown the garlic to flavor the oil.
Remove and discard the garlic.
Stirfry asparagus 2 to 3 minutes.
Stirfry chicken 3 to 4 minutes, until done.
Return the asparagus.
Combine the sherry, bean sauce, cornstarch mixture, and salt.
Add to the chicken and asparagus and heat until sauce thickens.
Serve at once with rice or noodles.
Calories 309 Calories from Fat 89
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10 g15.4%
Saturated Fat 1.6 g7.9%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 99.8 mg33.3%
Sodium 847.4 mg35.3%
Total Carbohydrates 10 g3.5%
Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.8%
Sugars 2.8 g
Protein 43 g85.9%
Vitamin A 17.9% Vitamin C 14.7%
Calcium 4.9% Iron 20.6%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet