Chicken and Asparagus Skillet Supper


This chicken and asparagus skillet is a quick and healthy option if you have less than 30 minutes to prepare dinner. To satisfy heartier appetites, serve this asparagus and chicken recipe over pasta, rice, or quinoa.

Total Time:
20 mins


  • 8 skinless, boneless chicken thighs

  • 3 slices bacon, coarsely chopped

  • ½ cup chicken broth

  • 1 pound asparagus spears, trimmed

  • 1 small yellow summer squash, halved crosswise and cut in 1/2-inch strips

  • 4 green onions, cut in 2-inch pieces


  1. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. In 12-inch skillet cook chicken and bacon over medium-high heat 12 minutes, turning to brown evenly. Carefully add broth; cover and cook 3 to 5 minutes more or until chicken is tender and no longer pink (180 degrees F).

  2. Meanwhile, in microwave-safe 2-quart dish combine asparagus, squash, and 2 Tbsp. water. Sprinkle salt and pepper. Cover with vented plastic wrap. Cook on 100% power (high) 3 to 5 minutes, until vegetables are crisp-tender, stirring once. Transfer to plates. Drizzle cooking liquid; top with chicken, bacon, and onions. Makes 4 servings.

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

320 Calories
18g Fat
5g Carbs
32g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 320
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 134mg 45%
Sodium 626mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 32g
Vitamin C 7.7mg 39%
Calcium 50.5mg 4%
Iron 3.2mg 18%
Potassium 581mg 12%
Folate, total 60.5mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.7mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.6mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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