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Chicken and Asparagus

With this recipe, you'll see fancy foods don't necessarily mean a lot of fuss. These "bundles" are prepared in no time and bake in the oven for a quick tasty dinner.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 24 fresh asparagus spears, trimmed
  • 1/3 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • Hot cooked white and wild rice blend, optional

Directions

  • Cut each chicken breast half into 1/2-in. wide strips. Wrap two or three strips around three asparagus spears. Repeat with the remaining chicken and asparagus. Arrange in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. combine salad dressing, soy sauce, ginger, salt if desired and pepper. Pour over the chicken bundles. Cover and bake at 350° for 25 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with sesame seeds and bake 15 minutes longer or until chicken juices run clear. Serve over rice if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 222 calories, 8g fat (0 saturated fat), 73mg cholesterol, 283mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 31g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 vegetable.

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