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Asparagus-Stuffed Chicken Breast

November 29, 2022


for 4 servings

  • 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 9 asparagus, ends trimmed
  • 3 slices provolone cheese
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 209
  • Fat 5g
  • Carbs 2g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugar 0g
  • Protein 35g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Preheat oven to 425˚F (220˚F).
  2. On a cutting board, cut the chicken breasts in half, lengthwise, leaving it intact on one side.
  3. Season the inside of the chicken with salt and pepper.
  4. Sprinkle the lemon zest on the interior of the chicken. Top with piece of provolone and three stalks of asparagus, then fold the chicken over enclosing the filling.
  5. Season the outside of the chicken breasts with salt, pepper, garlic powder, and paprika.
  6. Heat a large oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat, and add the oil. Add the chicken to the pan, and cook for 3 to 5 minutes, until golden brown.
  7. Flip the chicken over and cook for an additional 3 to 5 minutes.
  8. Cover the skillet with aluminum foil and place in the oven for 15 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 155˚F (70˚C).
  9. Remove the skillet and let sit, covered, for 5 minutes.
  10. Remove the foil, and serve.
  11. Enjoy!