Welcome to my recipe blog! I started it when my brother, Mark, moved away and was in need of some recipes....or so I thought.... The goal is to post recipes that can be made quickly, easily, and inexpensively. If you have something to contribute, please let me know and I will be glad to add it!!

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Lemon Chicken Stir-Fry

8 ounces uncooked bow tie pasta

1 small yellow squash, cut in half lengthwise and sliced

2 large carrots, peeled and sliced (1 cup)

1 small red bell pepper, cut into 1/4 inch strips

1/2 pound asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1 inch lengths (about 1 1/2 cups)

1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut itno 1 inch strips

2 teaspoons vegetable oil, divided

3/4 cup water

2 tablespoons lemon juice

1 envelop Lipton Recipe Secrets Savory Herb with Garlic Soup Mix

1/4 cup (1 ounce) grated fresh Parmesan cheese

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, drain, keep warm. Meanwhile, slice yellow squash in half lengthwise; cut squash and carrots int 1/4 inch thick slices. Cut bell pepper into 1/4 inch strips, asparagus into 1 inch lengths and chicken into 1 inch strips.
  2. Heat 1 teaspoon of the oil in Stir-Fry skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken; stir-fry 5-6 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Remove chicken from skillet and transfer to casserole with cooked pasta; cover and keep warm. Heat remaining oil in same skillet. Add carrots and bell pepper; stir-fry 2-3 minutes. Add asparagus and squash; stir-fry 1-2 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  3. Whisk water, lemon juice and soup min in small bowl; add sauce mixture to vegetables. Reduce heat to low; simmer, covered, 5 minutes or until sauce is thickened. Add pasta and chicken to skillet; toss to coat. Grate Parmesan cheese over pasta . Serve immediately.

6 servings

Source: The Pampered Chef

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