Lemon Chicken and Asparagus Stir Fry

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

Very light and quick and delicious. You can use frozen asparagus if fresh is unavailable.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a glass dish, stir together soy sauce, lemon juice, lemon zest and cornstarch.
  2. Add chicken and coat well with marinade. Cover and refrigerate for 15 to 30 minutes.
  3. Heat oil in a large, nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Add garlic and fry till softened.
  5. Reserving the marinade, add the chicken, followed by scallions, asparagus, and carrot.
  6. Stir-fry for 3 to 4 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink.
  7. Add marinade and cook until sauce is slightly thickened, about 1 minute.


Most Helpful

What a delicious recipe! I followed the recipe explicitly and my husband and I loved it. We just added Sambal Olek for a little heat, but mixed with the lemon, it was outstanding. Low carb and delicious. What more could you want? This is a keeper!

Denise M. October 11, 2016

DH and I were very impressed with this dish! I think the lemon zest really made it outstanding, I used a microplane :-) This dish was easy to make and good for you too. DH and I are low carbing it, so we skipped the rice and did not feel cheated at all, very satisfying

Doc's Mom May 21, 2010

Great stuff. My husband and son enjoyed it too. I doubled the marinade/sauce ingredients. Also, used about 1 lb each asparagus and carrots. Terrific over steamed white rice. Thanks!

Heather U. November 01, 2009

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