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Lemon Dill Chicken with Asparagus

Lemon Dill Chicken with Asparagus
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The following recipe and photography was provided by Christina Musgrave of Tasting with Tina.

Lemon Dill Chicken with Asparagus is a delicious springtime dinner!

It’s a one-pan dish that’s easy enough to make on a weeknight, but feels fancy enough to make when entertaining.

Lemon Dill Chicken and Asparagus

Fresh spring ingredients, including dill and asparagus, shine in a light cream sauce that’s perfect with seared chicken breasts. Serve with orzo, rice or fresh bread from Heinen’s Bakery for the best well-balanced meal.

Lemon Dill Chicken with Asparagus

Lemon Dill Chicken with Asparagus

Ingredients

  • 2 Gerber's CARE Certified chicken breasts, sliced in half
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 tsp. Heinen’s garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. Heinen’s onion powder
  • 2 Tbsp. Heinen’s olive oil
  • 1 bunch fresh asparagus, ends removed
  • 1 cup Heinen’s chicken stock
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh dill, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. Heinen’s butter
  • 2 Tbsps. Heinen's heavy cream
  • Lemon slices, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Pat the chicken breasts dry. Combine the salt, pepper, garlic powder and onion powder in a small bowl. Season both sides of the chicken breasts with the seasoning mixture.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add the olive oil and chicken to the skillet. Cook for 4 minutes per side. Remove from the pan.
  3. Add the asparagus to the pan. Sauté for 3-4 minutes until the asparagus is bright green. Remove from pan.
  4. Add the chicken stock, lemon zest, lemon juice and dill to the pan. Bring to a simmer, then let the simmer reduce for 5 minutes. Add the butter and heavy cream. Stir well.
  5. Add the chicken back to the pan and simmer until the sauce is thickened and the chicken breasts reach an internal temperature of 145°F.
  6. Divide the asparagus among dinner plates and top with the chicken and sauce. Garnish with lemon slices and serve.

Lemon Dill Chicken and Asparagus

By Christina Musgrave

Christina Musgrave is a recipe developer, food photographer and food writer. She’s always looking forward to her next meal. Her blog, Tasting with Tina, is a celebration of easy yet delicious recipes that help busy families create delicious meals and memories in their homes.

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