Spring Simplicity: Asparagus Chicken Skillet

reader reviews

“I just made this for dinner and had a little taste—it is absolutely delicious.  I don’t have to wait to put it on the table to know that my family will love it! Not heavy at all but very tasty and so easy to put together!” ~ Maria

key ingredients:

butter chicken chicken broth garlic cream  asparagus lemon juice salt

about this recipe

few ingredients super fast make ahead

A handful of simple ingredients combine in this easy, spring asparagus chicken skillet, made up of golden chicken, tender asparagus, and a luscious garlic lemon cream sauce that includes a dairy-free modification.

STEP 1:

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Season and brown the chicken. Set aside.

STEP 2:

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To the same pan add the remaining butter, olive oil, and the garlic.

STEP 3:

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Add the chicken stock & cream and simmer. Add the chicken back to the pan along with the asparagus and salt.

STEP 4:

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Turn off the heat, add the lemon juice, and stir to combine. Serve alone, atop rice or cauliflower rice, or tossed with pasta of choice.

Chicken asparagus pasta: Toss together with 1 pound of the cooked pasta. Chicken asparagus rice: Serve it on top of cooked brown or jasmine rice.  Chicken asparagus & potatoes: This skillet dinner would be delicious served alongside potatoes.

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