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15-Minute Healthy Sautéed Chicken & Asparagus
The chicken and asparagus combination in this recipe is a wonderful addition to your Healthiest Way of Eating. It not only tastes great but contains just 275 calories!
15-Minute Healthy Sautéed Chicken & Asparagus Prep and Cook Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Cut onion and mince garlic and let both sit for at least 5 minutes to bring out their hidden health benefits.
  2. Heat 1 TBS broth in a 12-inch stainless steel skillet. Healthy Sauté onion in broth for about 2 minutes over medium-high heat, stirring constantly.
  3. Add ginger, garlic, chicken, and continue to Healthy Sauté for another 3-4 minutes, stirring constantly.
  4. Add asparagus, soy sauce, vinegar, and red chili flakes. Stir together and cover. Cook for another 2-3 minutes. This may have to cook for an extra couple minutes if the asparagus is thick. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Serves 2

Serving Suggestion:


Nutritional Profile

15-Minute Stir Fried Chicken & Asparagus
1.00 serving
(569.20 grams)
Calories: 275

NutrientDRI/DV

 vitamin K125%


 copper78%

 protein78%







 iron44%

 folate43%





 fiber31%


 zinc26%


Introduction to Recipe Rating System Chart

In order to better help you identify recipes that feature a high concentration of nutrients for the calories they contain, we created a Recipe Rating System. This system allows us to highlight the recipes that are especially rich in particular nutrients. The following chart shows the nutrients for which 15-Minute Healthy Sautéed Chicken & Asparagus is either an excellent, very good, or good source (below the chart you will find a table that explains these qualifications). If a nutrient is not listed in the chart, it does not necessarily mean that the recipe doesn't contain it. It simply means that the nutrient is not provided in a sufficient amount or concentration to meet our rating criteria. (To view this recipe's in-depth nutritional profile that includes values for dozens of nutrients - not just the ones rated as excellent, very good, or good - please use the link below the chart.) To read this chart accurately, you'll need to glance back up to see the ingredients used in the recipe and the number of serving sizes provided by the recipe. Our nutrient ratings are based on a single serving. For example, if a recipe makes 4 servings, you would be receiving the nutrient amounts listed in the chart by eating 1/4th of the combined ingredients found in the recipe. Now, returning to the chart itself, you can look next to the nutrient name in order to find the nutrient amount it offers, the percent Daily Value (DV%) that this amount represents, the nutrient density that we calculated for this recipe and nutrient, and the rating we established in our rating system. For most of our nutrient ratings, we adopted the government standards for food labeling that are found in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's "Reference Values for Nutrition Labeling." Read more background information and details of our rating system.

15-Minute Stir Fried Chicken & Asparagus
1.00 serving
569.20 grams
Calories: 275

NutrientAmountDRI/DV
(%)
Nutrient
Density
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
vitamin K112.18 mcg1258.2excellent
vitamin B317.51 mg1097.2excellent
copper0.70 mg785.1excellent
protein38.75 g785.1excellent
vitamin B61.26 mg744.8very good
phosphorus465.40 mg664.3very good
selenium29.38 mcg533.5very good
manganese0.95 mg483.1good
vitamin B10.56 mg473.1good
vitamin B20.58 mg452.9good
iron7.88 mg442.9good
folate173.19 mcg432.8good
molybdenum18.90 mcg422.7good
pantothenic acid2.05 mg412.7good
vitamin C26.93 mg362.3good
potassium1167.85 mg332.2good
fiber7.81 g312.0good
zinc2.87 mg261.7good
magnesium103.89 mg261.7good
vitamin A210.98 mcg RAE231.5good
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
Rule
excellent DRI/DV>=75% OR
Density>=7.6 AND DRI/DV>=10%
very good DRI/DV>=50% OR
Density>=3.4 AND DRI/DV>=5%
good DRI/DV>=25% OR
Density>=1.5 AND DRI/DV>=2.5%

In-Depth Nutritional Profile for 15-Minute Healthy Sautéed Chicken & Asparagus

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