6-Ingredient Skinny Asparagus & Chicken Fricassee Recipe: Make One-Pan Magic by Sarah Amona

Poultry Dinner
a year ago

6-Ingredient Skinny Asparagus & Chicken Fricassee Recipe: Make One-Pan Magic

Thin-cut chicken breasts cook up so fast, so they make an ideal ingredient for quick dinners. This easy chicken and asparagus fricassee recipe has fresh, wholesome ingredients and is something the whole family is sure to enjoy.

Start the easy chicken dinner by cooking thin boneless chicken breasts in a skillet until golden brown. Remove and add the onion, then mushrooms and garlic. Chicken broth is poured into the pan and reduced by half, which takes about two minutes. Add the asparagus and cook until crisp-tender, then return the chicken to the pan. Sprinkle with a little shredded mozzarella, if desired, and serve. Quick and easy! 

The six ingredient, one-pan chicken recipe is on the table in about 30 minutes. Serve this moist and flavorful chicken with a fresh salad

Cuisine: American
Prep Time:10 minutes
Cook Time: 22 minutes
Total Time: 32 minutes
Servings: 2


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 pound thin-sliced boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup onion, chopped
  • 8 ounces sliced mushrooms
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 bunch asparagus, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
  • low-fat mozzarella cheese, shredded (optional)

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in batches, turning until golden brown and cooked through, about 4 minutes. Transfer to a plate. Season to taste with salt and pepper. 
  2. Add onion and cook until golden brown, about 3 minutes. 
  3. Stir in mushrooms and cook until golden, about 6 minutes. Add garlic and cook 1 minute. 
  4. Pour in chicken broth and simmer until reduced by half, about 2 minutes. 
  5. Stir in asparagus and cook until tender, about 6 minutes. Return chicken to skillet and heat through. Sprinkle with cheese, if using. 

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