Turkey Asparagus Stir-Fry

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


5 servings

Updated: Sep. 08, 2022
Twenty minutes is all you'll need to make this quick stir-fry. Lean turkey, asparagus and mushrooms make it super nutritious, too. —Darlene Kennedy, Galion, Ohio
Turkey Asparagus Stir-Fry Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound boneless skinless 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 cold water
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 3-1/2 cups hot cooked white or brown rice
  • 1 medium tomato, cut into wedges


  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 the next 6 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.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup with 3/4 cup rice: 343 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 52mg cholesterol, 363mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 4g fiber), 28g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.