Skillet Chicken And Asparagus With Lemon Caper Sauce + Creamy Kick

Easy Skillet Chicken and Asparagus with Lemon Caper Sauce + Creamy Kick! The burst of lemon and capers are a perfect pair to the juicy chicken and tender asparagus. This recipe is easy and delicious, you’ll love it!

Indulge in a culinary delight with our tantalizing Skillet Chicken and Asparagus with Lemon Caper Sauce + Creamy Kick.

This dish is a perfect blend of zesty flavors and fresh ingredients.

The creamy sauce, featuring capers and lemon, adds a tangy twist to the tender chicken and crisp asparagus.

Our easy-to-follow instructions will guide you through each step, ensuring a hassle-free and rewarding cooking experience.

Prepare to captivate your taste buds with this exceptional recipe!

Ready Time

40 mins

Yields

7 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup full-fat sour cream
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 2 teaspoons caper brine
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black peppercorns
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced, divided
  • 4 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 1/2 pounds chicken tenders
  • 2 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 pound asparagus, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth

Instructions

Step 1: Prepare the Sauce In a small bowl, whisk together the sour cream, mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, capers, caper brine, dill, and black pepper. Gradually whisk in 1 teaspoon of lemon juice.

Taste and adjust the lemon juice as desired.

Refrigerate the sauce until ready to serve. Step 2: Coat the Chicken In a resealable plastic bag, combine the flour, lemon zest, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper.

Pat the chicken dry and add it to the bag.

Shake to evenly coat the chicken in the flour mixture. Step 3: Cook the Chicken Heat the butter and oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

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Add the chicken to the hot skillet and cook until browned on both sides, about 3-4 minutes per side.

Remove the chicken from the skillet and keep warm. Step 4: Cook the Asparagus Add the asparagus to the same skillet and cook until bright green, about 2 minutes.

Remove the asparagus from the skillet and keep warm.

Step 5: Deglaze the Skillet Stir the minced garlic into the skillet and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Pour in the chicken broth and 2 tablespoons of lemon juice.

Bring to a boil, scraping up any browned bits from the bottom of the pan.

Step 6: Finish the Dish Return the chicken and asparagus to the skillet. Turn the chicken to coat it in the liquid and bring to a boil again.

Continue cooking until most of the liquid has evaporated, about 1-2 minutes.

Step 7: Serve Place the chicken and asparagus on a serving plate and top with a generous dollop of the Lemon-Caper Cream. Enjoy!

Nutrional Value

  • Calories: 450
  • Fat: 25g (15g saturated)
  • Cholesterol: 105mg
  • Sodium: 500mg
  • Carbohydrates: 25g (3g dietary fiber, 5g sugar)
  • Protein: 35g
Skillet Chicken and Asparagus with Lemon Caper Sauce
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