This flavorful stir-fry is something special and as a Recipe Makeover, it has less calories, fat and sodium than many traditional stir-fries.
Per serving: 272 calories, 2.4g fat and 255mg sodium.
Saves: 80 calories, 3.6g fat and 1237mg sodium!
Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 40 mins
Extra Time: 35 mins
(for pre-cooking rice)
Yield: 4 x approx. 2 cup servings
This healthy recipe trims the calories, fat and carbs over a restaurant stir-fry by using less cooking oil and rice. Omitting the salt and cooking with light soy sauce and reduced-sodium broth drastically reduces the sodium. Fresh vegetables adds nutrients, color and visual appeal.
Trim or break off asparagus spears at tender point; rinse and cut into 2-inch diagonal pieces. Cook asparagus until crisp-tender, about 3 to 5 minutes. Do not overcook. Drain and rinse under cold water.
Combine chicken broth, cornstarch and soy sauce and set aside.
Stir-fry scallops and mushrooms in oil with garlic until scallops are just cooked through, about 4 minutes. Stir in cornstarch mixture. Cook, stirring, until sauce thickens. Add drained asparagus, tomatoes and green onions; heat.
Add black pepper to taste. Serve over cooked rice.