Wok-Seared Chicken Tenders with Asparagus & Pistachios

April/May 2005, The EatingWell Healthy in a Hurry Cookbook (2006)

Your rating: None Average: 4.1 (91 votes)

Here's an East-meets-West stir-fry that will soon become a family favorite. Serve it over rice with a simple salad of arugula and orange sections dressed in a light vinaigrette.

"I've made this twice and it is very well received by my husband! I added garlic and a little more ginger and chile paste than called for and it was delicious! Serve over rice for a quick, easy and very healthy meal! "
Wok-Seared Chicken Tenders with Asparagus & Pistachios

23 Reviews for Wok-Seared Chicken Tenders with Asparagus & Pistachios

Overall A Great Meal!

This dish is awesome for a super quick, delicious meal. I just made it for the first time, changing it to servings for six people, but the portions were TINY. I ended up just serving four people haha. The flavors were all awesome together, but I think next time I won't add as much oyster sauce. It was a little too salty for my personal taste. Overall great though, one of our new favorites!

Easy, quick, healthy
Excellent dish!

My whole family loved this dish, even my 3 year old. I added shitaki mushrooms and left out the scallions (my wife forgot them) and it still came out delicious, plus we love mushrooms. I also used 1.5 tbsp of oyster sauce and 2.5 tbsp of Tabasco Garlic sauce to give it more flavor and a little extra kick. I saw some comments that added garlic into theirs. I was hesitant to do that but I love garlic so I may try that next time. Overall, this is a very tasty stir-fry. It's also very light on ingredients but more than filling.

Easy, healthy and quick

Loved this, but my sous chef... Aka my husband, went overboard with the ginger. Next time I will stick to the exact measurements with that.

Quick and healthy

Made this the other night and was less than impressed. There was absolutely no flavor to this recipe as written. I ended up doctoring it with more oyster sauce, some fish sauce, soy sauce and siracha to get it to a level where it actually tasted like something. Definitely won't be making this again.

Great dish

I don't care for oyster sauce so I used 2 tblsp soy sauce instead. I could barely taste it. The sesame oil is very overpowering (yet delicious), so if you don't have that don't makes the dish. I added two cloves crushed garlic and will next time as well. I forgot to buy scallions so I just used like 1/4 cup largely diced onion and it was still great.


Fields marked with * are required

Rate This*

Review Title

Tip: Use adjectives to help get your point across.


Tip: Use commas to separate pros and cons.


Tip: Use commas to separate pros and cons.


Tip: Pretend you're on the debate team and make your point.

Attach a photo

Photo Caption

If you attach a photo, please enter a caption to go with it.

Would you recommend this recipe?

Get a full year of EatingWell magazine.
World Wide Web Health Award Winner Web Award Winner World Wide Web Health Award Winner Interactive Media Award Winner