Asparagus Stir Fry

Course : Asparagus
Serves: 6
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1 1/2 pounds fresh asparagus
1 tablespoons peanut oil
3/4 cup chicken broth -- divided
1 tablespoons cornstarch
1 teaspoon sugar
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1/2 cup cashews, coarsely chopped and toasted

Preparation / Directions:

Snap of tough ends of asparagus. Remove scales from stalks with a vegetable peeler, if desired. Diagonally cut asparagus into 1-inch pieces and set aside. Cook asparagus in peanut oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add 1/4 cup chicken broth to skillet; cover and cook 4 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender. Combine remaining 1/2 cup chicken broth, cornstarch, sugar, and soy sauce, stirring until smooth. Add to asparagus mixture, stirring constantly. Bring to a boil, and boil 1 minute, stirring constantly. Sprinkle with cashews, and serve immediately.


Nutritional Information:

62 Calories (kcal); 3g Total Fat; (34% calories from fat); 4g Protein; 8g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 441mg Sodium

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