Skillet Lemon Chicken with Asparagus Recipe

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Submitted by anneepsom

Makes 4 servings



1-skillet dish with chicken and aspargus - easy prep and cook

Recipe Ingredients for Skillet Lemon Chicken with Asparagus

1 lb asparagus
1 lb chicken breasts
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1 tbsp vegetable oil
1 onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 tsp dried thyme
1 cup chicken stock
2 tbsp lemon juice
1 tbsp cornstarch
1 tsp lemon rind, grated

Recipe Directions for Skillet Lemon Chicken with Asparagus

  1. Cut asparagus on diagonal into 1-inch (2.5 cm) lengths; set aside.

  2. Cut chicken into 1-1/2 inch (4 cm) cubes; sprinkle with salt and pepper.

  3. In large skillet, heat half of the oil over medium-high heat; brown chicken, about 6 minutes. Transfer to plate.

  4. Add remaining oil to pan; fry onion, garlic and thyme, stirring occasionally, until onions are softened, about 3 minutes.

  5. Return chicken and any accumulated juices to pan. Add asparagus and chicken stock; cover and simmer until asparagus is tender-crisp, about 2 minutes.

  6. Meanwhile, whisk together lemon juice, cornstarch and lemon rind; add to pan and cook, stirring, until thickened, about 1 minute.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 331.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
294
Calories from Fat
109
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.1g
19%
Saturated Fat
3.1g
15%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
101mg
34%
Sodium
438mg
18%
Potassium
568mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
10.4g
3%
Dietary Fiber
3.0g
12%
Sugars
3.7g
Protein
35.9g
Vitamin A 18% Vitamin C 22%
Calcium 6% Iron 22%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin B6
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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