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Lemon Chicken Asparagus

Lemon Chicken Asparagus Lemon Chicken Asparagus Lemon Chicken Asparagus

Chicken breast turned out juicy, made my own seasoned bread crumbs by toasting some bread and using a food processor adding some Italian seasoning, salt and pepper, turned out a bit dark but awfully tasty. I used speck, a smoked prosciutto instead of the turkey ham and the flavors matched up well. I made a sauce by deglazing the pan with a bit of white wine. Overall a nice combination and quite easy to make.













Trans-fat Free, Low Carb


4 each chicken breasts
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
freshly ground
½ teaspoon lemon zest
¾ pound asparagus
fresh, trimmed
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 teaspoons seasoned dry bread crumbs
4 slices turkey ham
8 slices lemon
for garnish


In medium bowl, combine chicken, lemon juice, ½ of the salt, pepper and lemon zest.

Toss to mix.

On a large flat plate, coat the chicken with the seasoned bread crumbs.

Spray Pam on a non-stick skillet and heat over medium-high heat.

Add the chicken and cook, turning once, until golden brown outside and white throughout (but still juicy--about 5 to 7 minutes).

Place chicken on a serving platter.

Meanwhile, steam the fresh asparagus for approx. 5 to 7 minutes. When done, season the asparagus with the remaining lemon zest and salt and pepper.

Divide asparagus into 4 bundles.

Wrap each asparagus bundle with a slice of the turkey "ham" and place on top of chicken.

Garnish with lemon slices.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 181g (6.4 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 19529% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 10%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 73mg 24%
Sodium 677mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars g
Protein 58g
Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 4% Iron 16%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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