Simple and Elegant One-Pan Lemon Garlic Chicken with Asparagus

Title: Simple and Elegant One-Pan Lemon Garlic Chicken with Asparagus

Introduction: Are you looking for a dinner recipe that’s not only quick and easy but also deliciously satisfying? Look no further than our One-Pan Lemon Garlic Chicken with Asparagus. This dish is a perfect blend of savory flavors with a touch of zest, making it an ideal meal for busy weeknights or a relaxing weekend dinner.


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • Juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 bunch asparagus, ends trimmed
  • Fresh parsley, for garnish
  • Lemon slices, for garnish


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C). Season the chicken with salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large oven-proof skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and sear until golden, about 3-4 minutes on each side.
  3. Remove the chicken and add garlic to the skillet. Sauté until fragrant. Deglaze the pan with chicken broth, adding lemon juice and zest.
  4. Return the chicken to the skillet, surround it with asparagus, and bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the chicken is thoroughly cooked.
  5. Garnish with fresh parsley and lemon slices before serving.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

  • Efficiency: Everything cooks in one pan, which means minimal cleanup.
  • Flavorful: The combination of garlic, lemon, and Italian seasoning gives this dish a bright and refreshing flavor.
  • Healthy: Packed with lean protein and green asparagus, it’s a meal you can feel good about serving.

Conclusion: This One-Pan Lemon Garlic Chicken with Asparagus is a testament to the fact that delicious doesn’t have to be complicated. Whether you’re cooking for one or a whole family, this dish promises to satisfy everyone at the table without keeping you in the kitchen all night. Enjoy the blend of flavors and the ease of preparation, and make your dinner times stress-free and delightful.

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