Bacon Wrapped Chicken and Asparagus

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Recipe by Tish

A fusion recipe of some of our favorite recipes!

Top Review by French Canadian Chef

A SUCCESS!!! Since there was just hubby and I, we froze the other 2 for another dinner. I don't know yet how well the asparagus will do freezing, but if it works, next time, I'll probably double the recipe to freeze. Also rubbed the chicken on both sides. Used a homemade pesto as we had plenty of fresh basil from the garden. GREAT recipe, will definately make again.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400º F.
  2. Line baking sheet with heavy-duty foil.
  3. Pound out of the chicken to approximately 1/2" thickness.
  4. Place chicken and pesto in medium bowl; toss to coat.
  5. Cut asparagus to approx size of chicken roll (so that the asparagus will not peep out too much from the end).
  6. Place olive oil and Italian seasoning in a shallow pan or ziplock bag and toss asparagus until coated well.
  7. Place 3 asparagus spears and top with parmesan cheese.
  8. Roll chicken around asparagus and wrap each roll with a bacon strip (2 if necessary to get good coverage).
  9. Place, seam side down, in lined pan.
  10. Bake, uncovered, at 400ºF for 35-40 minutes or until juices run clear.
  11. Broil 6 inches from the heat for 3-5 minutes or until bacon is crisped.
  12. Enjoy.

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