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Chicken/Asparagus Roll-Ups Recipe

Chicken/Asparagus Roll-Ups Recipe

I've had this recipe for many years, and I'm sure your readers will enjoy it. It's not only delicious, but you'll find it's low in calories, too!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 whole chicken breasts, split, skinned, boned and pounded thin
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 cups white onions, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 3 large tomatoes, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth

Directions

  • 1. Season pounded chicken breasts lightly with salt and freshly ground pepper. Place 2-3 asparagus spears on each chicken breast half. Roll up tightly; secure with toothpicks, if necessary. Set aside.
  • 2. Combine flour, garlic, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon thyme and paprika. Roll chicken in this mixture. Place onions and tomatoes in a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish, reserving 8 slices of each for top. Place chicken over vegetables; top with reserved onion and tomato slices. Combine broth with remaining salt and thyme; pour around chicken. Cover pan loosely with foil. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes, basting every 10 minutes. Uncover and bake until tender, about 10-15 minutes. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 102 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 391 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 13 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.