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Chicken With Asparagus

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  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
  Salt 1 Teaspoon

Heat oil in the wok and brown the garlic to flavor the oil.
Remove and discard the garlic.
Stirfry asparagus 2 to 3 minutes.
Push aside.
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.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish
Stir Fried

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

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

Chicken With Asparagus Recipe