Lemon Chicken with Asparagus Recipe in Under 20 Minutes – 5 Ingredients

Lemon Chicken with Asparagus Recipe in Under 20 Minutes - 5 Ingredients
Lemon Chicken with Asparagus Recipe in Under 20 Minutes – 5 Ingredients Original Picture @ PinchofYum

Lemon Chicken with Asparagus Recipe in Under 20 Minutes – 5 Ingredients

This is another chicken recipe that has taste, is quick and easy and looks good. Just the recipe for the family. with only five main ingredients you should just about have everything you need to get started. From pan to dish its only 20 minutes or so away, so you should be ready to eat in less than 30 minutes.

I love the honey butter sauce as honey is a good sweetener in my books and butter is also a very natural product. We have a lot of dairy where I live and can still buy raw milk right from the farm house. Which in my opinion is a great deal better for you than the store bought pasteurized milk which lacks the enzymes and is always watered down.

If you are going to use honey and if you can afford it then try to get some of the raw honey. I am fortunate to be living also near a bee keeper who sells raw honey fresh from the hives. Since we have Manuka trees in the area I usually get a Manuka blend of raw honey which is known to help boost your immune system. It is a little bit more expensive but once again far better than buying the honey from the store or supermarket.

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Lemon Chicken with Asparagus Recipe in Under 20 Minutes – 5 Ingredients

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 6

Lemon Chicken with Asparagus Recipe in Under 20 Minutes – 5 Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • ¼ cup flour
  • ½ tsp sea salt, pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tsp lemon pepper seasoning
  • 1-2 cups chopped asparagus
  • 2 fresh lemons, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons honey + 2 tablespoons butter (optional)

Instructions

  1. Chicken: Place some plastic wrap over the chicken breasts and then pound with a mallet until each chicken piece is around a ¾ of an inch thick. Carefully combine the flour and the salt along with the pepper in a medium dish and then gently toss each chicken breast in the dish to coat. Using a medium to high heat proceed to melt the butter in a large skillet; add the chicken to the melted butter and then saute for about 3-5 minutes on each side, until the chicken is a golden brown color, making sure to sprinkle each side with the lemon pepper directly in the pan. When the chicken breasts are a golden brown and cooked through, place them onto a plate.
  2. Asparagus and Lemons: Place the chopped asparagus into the pan. Then saute for a few minutes until the asparagus is a bright green and is tender crisp. Carefully remove from the pan and then set aside. Place the lemon slices flat onto the bottom of the pan and then cook for a couple of minutes on each side so that they start to caramelize. Remove the cooked lemons from the pan and then set aside.
  3. Assembly: Layer all of the ingredients back into the skillet - the asparagus, the chicken, and the lemon slices on top.

Lemon Chicken with Asparagus Recipe in Under 20 Minutes
Lemon Chicken with Asparagus Recipe in Under 20 Minutes – 5 Ingredients Original Picture @ PinchofYum

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I’m Julie. This is where my love of cupcakes, digital photography as well as writing comes to life! How did this recipe thing all begin? In November of 2012, I made the decision that I needed to keep a log of my recipes, so I started a simple recipe blog. This beautiful collection of cupcakes and cafe delights continues to grow every week and I can’t wait to see where it is 5 years down the road. My grandma encouraged all of my baking. At family gatherings with well over 250 individuals the midst of absolutely no where, she consistently was able to create perfect cherry cobblers along with other goodies for dessert over the campfire. It seemed to be like magic for me.

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