Chicken Wrapped Asparagus! Yummmmmm!

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Been trying new ways to cook healthier measl, especially thos with less salt. A friend of mine shared a delightful Chicken Wrapped Asparagus with me and I just have to share with you folks.
Chicken Wrapped Asparagus
Ingredients
1/4 cup mayonnaise
2 tbls Dijon or spicy mustard
1 lemon juice
1 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp lite salt
8 spears fresh asparagus spears
2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
2 slices provolone cheese
1/2 cup whole wheat bread crumbs
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Directions
  1. Grease a baking dish. and preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Mix together mayonnaise, mustard, lemon juice, salt, and pepper until well combined. Set aside.
  2. Cook asparagus in the microwave on High until bright green and just tender or boil in water. Place a chicken breast between two sheets of heavy plastic on a solid, level surface. Pound chicken breast firmly with the smooth side of a meat mallet until about 1/4 inch thick. Repeat with the second chicken breast.
  3. Place a slice of provolone on each chicken breast, and top with 4 asparagus spears per breast. Roll the chicken breasts around the asparagus and cheese, making a nice rolled pocket. Then place, seam side down, in your baking dish. With a pastry brush, apply a thick coating of the mayonnaise mixture to each chicken breast, and sprinkle generously with bread crumbs. Complete by pressing the crumbs into the chicken.
  4. Bake in oven until  crumbs are browned and  juices run clear, about 30 t0 45 minutes.

I served this with slow cooked fresh frozen greenbeans, Mashed potatoes, and a nice little gravy made from the drippings of the chicken. Was a great tasty meal. I think the next time I make it I am going to make double the mayonnaise mixture and put it on the inner layer with the cheese and asparagus.

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23 Responses to Chicken Wrapped Asparagus! Yummmmmm!

  1. I would love to try this! I love chicken dinners and this one sounds like it would really go over in my house.
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  2. Carlee C says:

    What a great idea. I love asparagus, but my family not so much. I have to look for ways to hid it in food and this is perfect. :)
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  3. I love asparagus! I’m adding this to next week’s meal plan!
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  4. I have only had asparagus maybe twice? I do remember liking it though!
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  5. I love asparagus! This looks delicious!
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  6. Lisa says:

    I’ll have to make this!
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  7. I recently saw a big pack of Asparagus at Costco. I was tempted to buy it, but didn’t really know how to cook it. Now I can buy it and try this recipe.
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  8. Brandi says:

    I love asparagus! Definitely going to try this recipe out!
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  9. Raquel says:

    I love the combination of chicken and asparagus. I never thought of wrapping the asparagus with it. Love this fun twist!

  10. Debbie L. says:

    Oh My Gosh – these look delicious! Pinned!

  11. Lisa Jones says:

    Oh My This Looks So Delicious!!

  12. Jennifer B says:

    This sounds so good! I love asparagus and it’s so good for you too.
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  13. Amanda says:

    I love asparagus! This sounds like a delicious dinner! Thanks for sharing!
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  14. Hmm, I wonder if this would get my kids to eat asparagus! I’ll have to try it!
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  15. Pam says:

    I love chicken and asparagus together. They’re such a great combination!
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  16. Sandra says:

    Love chicken and asparagus killer combination, thanks for sharing!

  17. I love asparagus! This sounds like a great recipe and one I know my family would love.
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  18. that sounds great, love asparagus! Nice well balanced diet!
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  19. Shauna says:

    oooh, this sounds delicious… I love asparagus in anything and can’t wait for it to come into season

  20. DawnC says:

    We eat a lot of chicken in this house. I will have to try this one!
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  21. This combo sounds delicious! I can’t wait to try it when asparagus hits the stands!
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  22. Aly Mashrah says:

    I first tried asparagus a couple months ago roasted in the oven. This recipe looks so fun and delicious.
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  23. Christy says:

    This looks delicious! Something easy and healthy that my family would love. Thank you for sharing.
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