Honey Lemon Asparagus Chicken

Spring is totally in the air, I can smell it from here! Wait, or is it the delicious scent of Honey Lemon Asparagus Chicken coming from my kitchen? Same thing πŸ™‚ I’ve had a bunch of asparagus sitting in my veggie drawer this past week and loads of curiosity looming in my mind about what to do with it.In no time, this sweet, spicy tart dish was on the table in under 30 minutes… and gobbled up in about five!

FullSizeRender 8Here is what you’ll need:

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 bunch asparagus, cut into thirds
  • 2 chicken breasts, cut into 1.5″ slices + seasoned with salt and pepper
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 4 Tbsp water
  • Juice from half lemon
  • 4 Tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 cup quinoa (or side of choice)

Serve alongside quinoa — Don’t be shy with the sauce… it’s one of the best parts! Enjoy!

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