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Elegant Weeknight Chicken for Two

“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
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings

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.

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