Turkey Asparagus Stir-Fry Recipe
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Turkey Asparagus Stir-Fry Recipe

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Mild turkey picks up delightful flavor in this colorful stir-fry. My husband, who never cared for asparagus, loved this! —Darlene Kennedy, Galion, OH
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 5 servings


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound uncooked boneless turkey breast, cut into strips
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 4 ounces fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 medium carrots, quartered lengthwise and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 4 green onions, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • Hot cooked white or brown rice
  • 1 medium tomato, cut into wedges

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 194 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 52mg cholesterol, 360mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 25g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1/2 fat.


  1. In a large skillet or wok, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add turkey; stir-fry until no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Remove and keep warm.
  2. Add next six ingredients to pan; stir-fry until vegetables are crisp-tender, about 5 minutes. Combine water, soy sauce and cornstarch; add to skillet with water chestnuts. Bring to a boil; cook and stir 1-2 minutes or until sauce is thickened. Return turkey to skillet and heat through. Serve with rice and tomato wedges. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Turkey Asparagus Stir-Fry in Taste of Home April/May 1998, p17

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer

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pastiepie User ID: 1062574 227216
Reviewed May. 31, 2015

"One of our favorites :)"

redhen1970 User ID: 4031186 17037
Reviewed Jul. 31, 2014

"This was wonderful, very flavorful. Thank you!"

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