Lemon Chicken & Asparagus Stir-Fry

Check out this 25-minute stir-fry from Clean Eating that is loaded with fresh veggies like asparagus. It bursts with bright, lemony flavor and plenty of crunch.

Ingredients for servings

  • 1 lemon juiced and grated

  • 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 pound chicken breast

  • 1 small head napa cabbage sliced into 1/2-inch pieces

  • 1 pound asparagus trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces

  • 1 large red bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced

  • 1 large orange bell pepper seeded and thinly sliced

  • 1 teaspoon peeled and finely chopped fresh ginger

  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

  • 0.25 teaspoon chili powder

  • 2 scallions thinly sliced


  • In a small bowl, combine lemon juice and soy sauce; set aside.

  • In a large wok on medium heat, heat oil. Add chicken and cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until cooked through and no longer pink inside. Add cabbage, asparagus, bell peppers, ginger, pepper flakes and chili powder; cook for 4–5 minutes more, until vegetables are crisp-tender. Add soy sauce mixture and toss. Stir in lemon zest (if using), and sprinkle with scallions

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