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Asparagus Turkey Stir-Fry

 Asparagus Turkey Stir-Fry
When people try this dish, they ask for the recipe, just as I did when I first tasted it at the home of the church friend. Coated with a delicious lemon sauce, this simple skillet dish is sure to satisfy on the busiest of nights. It a great way to use leftover turkey.—May Evans, Corinth, Kentucky
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 pound turkey breast tenderloin, cut into 1/2-inch strips
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil, divided
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 jar (2 ounces) sliced pimientos, drained

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch, broth, lemon juice and soy
  • sauce until smooth; set aside. In a large skillet or wok, stir-fry
  • turkey and garlic in 1 tablespoon oil until meat is no longer pink;
  • remove and keep warm.
  • Stir-fry asparagus in remaining oil until crisp-tender. Add
  • pimientos. Stir broth mixture and add to the pan; cook and stir for
  • 1 minute or until thickened. Return turkey to the pan; heat through.
  • Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1-1/4 cups equals 205 calories, 9 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 204 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 28 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat,

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Asparagus Turkey Stir-Fry (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 1 vegetable.
Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer