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Chicken Breasts Stuffed With Asparagus

Celebrate the rites of spring

  1. 4 Whole chicken breasts, halved, boned and pounded
  2. 24 medium asparagus spears, lightly blanched
  3. 1/4 cup butter, melted
  4. 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  5. 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  6. 1/4 cup white wine
  7. 1 1/2 cups bread crumbs
  8. 1 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese
  9. 2 Tbsp. finely chopped parsley
  1. Prepare chicken and asparagus. Combine butter, mustard, garlic and wine. Dip chicken breasts in this mixture to coat. Place 3 asparagus spears on each breast and roll securing with a toothpick. Mix bread crumbs, Parmesan and parsley together and roll breasts in this mixture. Bake 30 minutes at 350 F. Serves 4 – 6.
  1. Pass the Blender Hollandaise Sauce and hear the raves.
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This recipe is available in the book The Complete Best of Bridge Cookbooks Volume One.

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  • Nancy says:

    Can this be prepared the night before then just baked the next day

    • Hi Nancy, Yes it could but the breadcrumbs will absorb quite a lot of moisture so the chicken may may not brown & crisp in the same way. Also you may have to increase the cooking time by a few minutes.

  • Laura Miller says:

    I’m hosting my girls night (8) of us and I haven’t made this recipe forever and I love it!!
    So please let me know what kind of sides …what kind of potatoes veges etc etc dessert ,sauces
    Thank you

    Laura Miller

  • Laura Miller says:

    What can you serve with this? Mashed or otherwise potato what vegetable cause no salad needed,

    • Best of Bridge Editors says:

      Great idea, Laura! Roasted or mashed potatoes would both work perfectly. This recipe is very versatile and any cooked vegetable would work great. A lemon or chocolate dessert would pair well, however, any of your favourites would be a perfect ending to the meal.

  • Donna Mason says:

    Is it an error in the book that the Phantom Rhubarb Muffins don’t show any baking powder in them? All the other muffin recipes do show usually 2 1/2 teaspoons. This recipe shows only baking soda – 1/2 tp.

    • Best of Bridge Editors says:

      Hi Donna,
      Many muffin recipes include both baking soda and baking powder. In this particular recipe, the baking soda reacts with the sour cream to produce sufficient lift in the batter for a fluffy muffin. Happy baking!

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