Chicken Wrapped Asparagus with Bacon

A few simple ingredients, in a beautiful presentation, make bacon and chicken wrapped asparagus perfect for a holiday dinner, or everyday meal. From EatingRichly.com

A few simple ingredients, in a beautiful presentation, make bacon and chicken wrapped asparagus perfect for a holiday dinner, or everyday meal.

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I love main dishes like this chicken wrapped asparagus. It looks so impressive and fancy, yet it’s incredible simple to make. In fact, except for fresh asparagus, we have all of the ingredients on hand on a daily basis.

A few simple ingredients, in a beautiful presentation, make bacon and chicken wrapped asparagus perfect for a holiday dinner, or everyday meal. From EatingRichly.com

Imagine tender, juicy chicken breasts, slathered in a flavorful pesto, and wrapped around perfectly seasoned fresh asparagus swimming in melted parmesan cheese. As if that’s not enough, let’s just wrap a strip of bacon around it for good measure.

Seriously friends, it’s so easy to make, and ready in under an hour. And it’s dressed to impress.

A few simple ingredients, in a beautiful presentation, make bacon and chicken wrapped asparagus perfect for a holiday dinner, or everyday meal. From EatingRichly.com

Whether you serve it for a regular weeknight dinner, or as the main course of a holiday feast, this chicken wrapped asparagus is sure to impress.

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A few simple ingredients, in a beautiful presentation, make bacon and chicken wrapped asparagus perfect for a holiday dinner, or everyday meal. From EatingRichly.com

HOW TO MAKE CHICKEN WRAPPED ASPARAGUS

A few simple ingredients, in a beautiful presentation, make bacon and chicken wrapped asparagus perfect for a holiday dinner, or everyday meal. From EatingRichly.com
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Chicken Wrapped Asparagus
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 

A few simple ingredients, in a beautiful presentation, make bacon and chicken wrapped asparagus perfect for a holiday dinner, or everyday meal. From Food.com

Course: Main
Servings: 4
Calories: 406 kcal
Author: Diana Johnson
Ingredients
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 12 asparagus spears
  • 1/2 cup pesto sauce
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon italian seasoning
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese grated
  • 4 slices bacon thick cut
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400º F.
  2. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.

  3. Pound out the chicken to about 1/2 inch thick.

  4. Place chicken and pesto in medium bowl and toss well to coat the chicken.

  5. Cut asparagus spears to slightly bigger than the size of chicken roll (so that the asparagus will not peep out too much from the end).

  6. Place olive oil and Italian seasoning in a shallow pan and toss asparagus until coated well.

  7. Place 3 asparagus spears on a flattened chicken breast and top with 1/4 of the parmesan cheese.

  8. Roll chicken around asparagus and wrap each roll with a bacon strip.

  9. Place seam side down in lined pan.

  10. Bake, uncovered, at 400ºF for 35-40 minutes or until juices run clear.
  11. Broil 6 inches from the heat for 3-5 minutes, or until bacon is nicely crisped.

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Wrapped Asparagus
Amount Per Serving (1 chicken roll)
Calories 406 Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28g 43%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 93mg 31%
Sodium 667mg 28%
Potassium 558mg 16%
Total Carbohydrates 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 1g
Protein 31g 62%
Vitamin A 21.4%
Vitamin C 4.9%
Calcium 14.5%
Iron 10.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Looking for an easy chicken and veggie recipe that’s appealing to little ones? Try our chicken nugget kabobs for a kid friendly meal!

These zucchini, biscuit, and chicken nugget kabobs are a kid friendly meal that your little ones will love to help make. Part of #MiniChefMondays on EatingRichly.com


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