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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
18 mins
total:
23 mins
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat 1/2 inch of water in a skillet. Add
    asparagus and cook 3 minutes. Drain and
    rinse in cool water to stop cooking.

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  • Meanwhile, cook bacon in a large heavy
    skillet over medium heat until crisp,
    8 minutes. Remove to paper towels.
    Discard all but 1 tbsp of the drippings.

  • Season chicken with black pepper. If
    using plain chicken, sprinkle with lemon
    pepper. Cook chicken in hot drippings
    over medium heat for 3 minutes. Turn
    over and cook 4 minutes more. Remove
    chicken from skillet.

  • Whisk together broth and flour. Add to
    skillet and bring to a simmer, stirring.
    Add chicken and asparagus. Cook 2 to 3
    minutes over medium-low heat until
    chicken is cooked through (165°) and
    asparagus is warm. Squeeze lemon
    wedges over dish and sprinkle with bacon.

Nutrition Facts

225 calories; fat 6g; cholesterol 83mg; saturated fat 2g; carbohydrates 9g; insoluble fiber 2g; protein 31g; sodium 661mg.
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