Chicken-Wrapped Asparagus

Chicken-Wrapped Asparagus


Ingredients:

  • - 1 Lb. or 2 Chicken breasts, pounded thin s
  • - 4 Asparagus stalks, trimmed
  • - ½ Shallot
  • - 2 cloves Garlic
  • - 1 TBSP coconut oil, butter or bacon grease
  • - Juice of ½ lemon
  • - 1/4 cup Chicken broth
  • - Fresh Oregano to taste, chopped
  • - Salt and Pepper to taste
  • - Optional: 2 TBSP Goat Cheese

  • Method:

      Heat oven to 425 degrees. Prepare lemon-shallot reduction. Sautee garlic and shallot for 2 minutes in coconut oil, butter or bacon grease. Add lemon juice, broth and oregano and cook until liquid is reduced and thick.

      Meanwhile, wrap 2 stalks of asparagus into each chicken breast. If desired, add 1 TBSP goat cheese in the middle of each chicken breast. Secure with toothpicks. Place in glass baking dish and season with salt and pepper. Pour lemon-shallot reduction over chicken. Bakes for approximately 25 minutes until chicken is cooked through, but not over-cooked.