Elegant Weeknight Chicken for Two Recipe

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Elegant Weeknight Chicken for Two Recipe
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Elegant Weeknight Chicken for Two Recipe

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“While this tasty chicken bakes, I make a salad with arugula, basil, red onion and plum tomatoes with a lemon vinaigrette.” Iliana Davila - Bear, Delaware
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons white wine or chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

Place the asparagus in a greased 11x7-in. baking dish. In a small bowl, combine wine and butter; pour over asparagus.
Arrange chicken over asparagus; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 35 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese, bake 5-10 minutes longer or until chicken juices run clear and cheese is melted. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Elegant Weeknight Chicken for Two in Simple & Delicious

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 300 calories, 14g fat (7g saturated fat), 110mg cholesterol, 395mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 37g protein.

  • 1/2 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons white wine or chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  1. Place the asparagus in a greased 11x7-in. baking dish. In a small bowl, combine wine and butter; pour over asparagus.
  2. Arrange chicken over asparagus; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 35 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese, bake 5-10 minutes longer or until chicken juices run clear and cheese is melted. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Elegant Weeknight Chicken for Two in Simple & Delicious

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auntee14 User ID: 4694465 111479
Reviewed Oct. 12, 2012

"THe chicken turns out really moist but the asparagus get too mushy for me. I made it again without And steamed vegetables on the side.I like to keep covered for most of the cooking time so the chicken doesn't dry out. Yum!"

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