Stir-fry Chicken and Asparagus with Soy, Orange and Ginger Recipe

Stir-fry Chicken and Asparagus with Soy, Orange and Ginger Recipe

This quick and easy recipe for stir-fry chicken and asparagus with soy, orange and ginger is a great midweek meal. Make sure you watch our step by step video below.

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  • Serves4
  • Preparation Time10 mins
  • Cooking Time15 mins


  • 3tbsp Kikkoman Naturally Brewed Soy Sauce
  • 2tbsp honey
  • 1tsp smooth mustard, such as Dijon
  • 3tbsp orange juice
  • 1tsp grated root ginger
  • 500g (1lb 2oz) boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into strips
  • 3tbsp groundnut oil
  • 50g (2oz) unsalted peanuts
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded and sliced
  • 100g (3┬Żoz) thin asparagus spears, cut into 2.5cm (1in) lengths
  • 75g (3oz) mange tout


In a bowl or shallow dish, whisk together the Kikkoman soy sauce, honey, mustard, orange juice and ginger until combined.

Add the chicken and stir until the strips are coated. Cover with cling film and leave in the fridge to marinate.

Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a wok and stir-fry the peanuts for 15-20 seconds until golden. Drain and set aside.

Add another tablespoon of the oil to the wok. Drain the chicken, reserving the marinade. Stir-fry the chicken in two batches over a high heat until lightly browned. Remove from the pan and set aside.

Add the remaining oil to the wok and stir-fry the red pepper, asparagus and mange tout for 3 minutes.

Return all the chicken to the wok, pour in the marinade and toss everything together over the heat for 1 minute. Serve with the peanuts scattered over.

Love cooking a stir fry? Take a look at our guide on how to make stir fry sauce

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