Chicken and Asparagus Stir Fry

    35 min

    A simple, nutritious and highly delicious Chinese chicken stir fry. Tender chicken is stir-fried with asparagus. Enjoy with freshly cooked white rice.

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    Serves: 2 - 3

    • 300g boneless and skinless chicken thighs, cut into thin strips
    • 2 teaspoons cornflour
    • ground white pepper, to taste
    • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
    • 1/2 teaspoon shaoxing wine
    • salt, to taste
    • 1 tablespoon oil
    • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 300g fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2.5cm pieces

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Combine chicken with cornflour, white pepper, light soy sauce, shaoxing wine, salt and 1 tablespoon oil in a bowl. Mix well.
    2. Blanch the asparagus in lightly salted water for 1 minute, drain into a colander set over the sink and cool with cold running water.
    3. Heat 4 tablespoons oil in a wok over high heat. Add the chicken and stir fry until cooked through. Add the asparagus to heat through, about 1 minute. Transfer to a serving dish.


    Shaoxing wine can be purchased in Chinese/Oriental speciality shops or online. If unavailable, substitute in dry sherry.

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