Monday, March 26, 2018

ONE-POT CHICKEN + ASPARAGUS




Short on time this Passover? Go the one-pot recipe route with this chicken thigh and asparagus recipe. 


One-Pot Chicken Thighs and Asparagus
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Prep time 5 min. | Total time: 25 min.  | Serves 6-8 | Passover Friendly
Weight Watchers Friendly: 5 Points


INGREDIENTS/ INSTRUCTIONS
6-8 boneless chicken thighs or breasts
  • 1 pound asparagus, ends trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • fresh parsley or herbs of choice
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2-3 tbsp of water




1.  Season chicken with salt and pepper on both sides. In a large pan/skillet over medium-high heat, place olive oil, garlic, spices and herbs and until the garlic is fragrant, about 2 minutes.

2.  Reduce heat to medium, add chicken to pan, and cook for 5-7 minutes, then flip and cook another 5-7 minutes. (Chicken should be nearly, but not completely cooked through by this point)

3.  Scoot the chicken over the sides and add remaining add 2 tbsp of water and asparagus. Season asparagus with salt and pepper, to taste. Cook, rotating throughout, for 4-6 minutes until tender and chicken is completely cooked through.

4.  Serve immediately garnished with freshly cracked black pepper and fresh herbs if desired.