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Citrus Chicken and Asparagus dinner recipe
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5 from 2 votes

Citrus Chicken and Asparagus

One pan chicken and asparagus dinner recipe.
Prep Time12 hrs 5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: asparagus, chicken, citrus
Servings: 4
Calories: 528kcal


  • 4-6 Chicken thighs
  • 1 Lemon Zested and Juiced
  • 1 Lime Juiced
  • 1 orange Juiced
  • ½ cup Canola Oil
  • 2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • tsp dried Cilantro
  • 1 tsp Sea Salt
  • Asparagus


  • In small mixing bowl, combine all ingredients, except chicken, and stir well.
  • Add mixture and chicken to Freezer Ziploc Bag or a medium sized bowl with a lid.
  • Place in the refrigerator to marinate for several hours or overnight, turning and flipping several times.
  • When ready for dinner, remove the chicken from the bag.
  • Turn your stove on to medium.
  • Spray your large skillet with non sticking spray.
  • Add your olive oil in the skillet cover from end to end.
  • Place your chicken with the marinade in the skillet.
  • Cook for 5-6 minutes until the skin is crisp and then flip the chicken and cook for another 5-6 minutes.
  • Remove your chicken and and set to the side.
  • Prepare your asparagus by cutting the ends off.
  • Place your asparagus in the skillet and cook for 5 minutes turning them frequently.
  • Add your chicken back to the skillet and placing them on top of the asparagus.
  • Cover with a lid and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy!



Calories: 528kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 47g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 12g | Monounsaturated Fat: 26g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 111mg | Sodium: 670mg | Potassium: 365mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 178IU | Vitamin C: 37mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 1mg