Asparagus and Chicken Stir-Fry


Makes 4 servings


2 teaspoons olive oil
1 cup onion slices
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 pound boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into 2-inch pieces
1-1/2 pounds asparagus,* trimmed and diagonally sliced into 2-inch pieces
2 cups red bell pepper cubes
1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper

*Substitute two 8-ounce packages frozen asparagus for fresh. Partially thaw before using.


  1. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet or wok. Add onion and garlic; stir-fry over medium-high heat 1 minute or until onion is softened. Add chicken breast; stir-fry 3 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink.
  2. Add asparagus, bell pepper, basil, salt and black pepper; stir-fry 3 to 4 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender.


This dish can be served with hot rice or pasta.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of total recipe
Calories 143
Calories from Fat 29 %
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat <1 g
Cholesterol 29 mg
Carbohydrate 9 g
Fiber 3 g
Protein 16 g
Sodium 316 mg

Dietary Exchange

Vegetable 2
Meat 1-1/2

Check out more recipes for Chicken & Other Poultry