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.



Season and brown the chicken. Set aside.



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



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



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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