Curried Chicken with Asparagus Recipe
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Curried Chicken with Asparagus Recipe

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A mild curry sauce nicely coats tender chicken and asparagus in this "must-have" recipe. It's a classic dish I've used for years.—Miriam Christophel, Battle Creek, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen asparagus spears, thawed
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 426 calories, 31g fat (6g saturated fat), 83mg cholesterol, 779mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 29g protein .


  1. In a large bowl, combine the soup, mayonnaise, lemon juice, curry and pepper; set aside.
  2. Place half of the asparagus in a greased 8-in. square baking dish. Spread with half of the soup mixture.
  3. In a large skillet, saute chicken in oil until no longer pink. Place chicken over soup mixture. Top with remaining asparagus and soup mixture.
  4. Cover and bake at 375° for 20 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with cheese. Bake 5-8 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Curried Chicken with Asparagus in Casserole Cookbook 2001, p14

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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sugarcrystal 41373
Reviewed Jun. 21, 2014

"Great recipe, easy and delicious."

shewatchesstars 104235
Reviewed Dec. 31, 2012

"I made this for my asparagus loving husband. It is now lovingly referred to as "crack-chicken" in our home. I was totally skeptical because of the mayo, but it is fantastic! I sometimes double the sauce so I get some too! Lol :-)"

dgibbons71 48419
Reviewed Mar. 5, 2012

"Great recipe. The whole family loved it. Made exactly as listed."

lstraub 34769
Reviewed Jun. 21, 2010

"This is great! I make it in a 13x9 pan with 2lbs of chicken breasts and steamed fresh asparagus."

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