Chicken Stuffed with Asparagus & Provolone

This is a great dinner party entrée to impress your guests. It’s super easy and you can make it ahead and put it in the refrigerator without the bread crumbs.

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Chicken Stuffed with Asparagus & Provolone

Seves 4

½ cup mayonnaise
3 Tbs Dijon mustard
1 lemon, juiced and zested
2 tsp dried tarragon
1 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp salt
16 thin spears of asparagus, trimmed
4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
4 slices provolone cheese
1 cup panko bread crumbs

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease a baking dish. In a bowl, mix together the mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, lemon juice, lemon zest, tarragon, salt, and pepper until the mixture is well combined. Set aside.

Place a chicken breast between two sheets of heavy plastic (resealable freezer bags work well) on a solid, level surface. Firmly pound the chicken breast with the smooth side of a meat mallet to a thickness of about 1/4 inch. Repeat with the rest of the chicken breasts.

Place 1 slice of provolone on each chicken breast, and top the cheese with 4 asparagus spears per breast. Roll the chicken breasts around the asparagus and cheese, making a tidy package, and place, seam sides down, in the prepared baking dish. With a pastry brush, apply a coating of the mayonnaise mixture to each chicken breast, and sprinkle each with panko crumbs, pressing the crumbs into the chicken to make a coating.

Bake in the preheated oven until the crumbs are browned and the chicken juices run clear, about 25 minutes.

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5 thoughts on “Chicken Stuffed with Asparagus & Provolone

  1. We had this tonight with the Hasselback – unplugged – delicious dinner and very easy to make – every last scrap disappeared!

  2. Fixed this tonight for dinner and it rated an enthusiastic “Bob Star” as a great company dinner. It tastes wonderful and makes a great presentation. But it’s so easy that you can serve it any time. Added a lot of garlic, of course, and Parmigiano Reggiano to the bread crumbs. Thanks, Leslie.

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