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Lemon Chicken & Asparagus Packs

• 16 ounces boneless skinless chicken breasts • 1 large bundle of asparagus spears (about 1 lb) • 1 lemon, divided • 1 teaspoon minced garlic • 1 tablespoon butter, melted • 1 1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Lay four 12x12 inch squares of foil out on a flat surface. Place 1 chicken breasts (or 12 x 12 thighs) in the middle of each piece of foil.

  2. Trim the flat end of the asparagus at 1-2 inches from the end and discard. Cut the remaining spears in half and divide them between the foil packs.

  3. Thinly slice one half of the lemon and divide the slices between the foil packs, tucking the slices in, around, and between the chicken and asparagus.

  4. Stir together butter, garlic, juice of the remaining half of the lemon, and Italian seasoning. Brush over chicken and asparagus. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.

  5. Fold the foil over the chicken and asparagus to close off the pack, pinch the ends together so the pack stays closed.

  6. Grill over medium-high heat for 7-9 minutes on each side OR bake at 400° F for 15-20 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and asparagus is tender. Serve immediately. Add healthy fat and an optional carb. Serves 4. 1 foil back=1 serving

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