Chicken and Asparagus Quick Dinner Sauté

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This Lemon-Pepper Chicken and Asparagus Sauté is a quick dinner option.  With this dinner recipe you get a whole lot of flavor in a short amount of time, thanks to the Land O’ Lakes Lemon Pepper Sauté Express®!

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I made this quick dinner sauté last week and it couldn’t have come at a better time.  I was busy with my regular everyday responsibilities, I had committed to a lot of blog posts and the deadlines were looming and I was also taking care of two young children in addition to my own daughter.  Multi-tasking is not one of my talents, so let’s just say that I was a bit overwhelmed last week!

When the time came to prepare this meal using the Land O’ Lakes Lemon Pepper Sauté Express®, I was spent.  But, that actually made me the perfect test subject.  This product is made for quick and easy meals for us crazy busy moms and dads!

I was impressed.  I have made my own flavored butter and it tastes great.  But homemade flavored butter requires some extra time and preparation.  Land O’Lakes Sauté Express® includes butter and olive oil, perfect for sautéing.  If , like me, you don’t like surprises . . . be aware that the Lemon Pepper flavor is not bright yellow as I was expecting.  It is more the color of the pepper and it is very peppy!

You can find the Sauté Express® products in the dairy aisle.  There are five flavors to choose from: Savory Butter & Olive Oil, Italian Herb, Garlic & Herb, Teriyaki and Lemon Pepper.

This Lemon Pepper Sauté Starter is easy.  Just unwrap, drop into the pan and move on to the chicken and veggies!

Here are some Land O’Lakes Sauté Express Coupons to get you started!  And check out Land O’ Lakes on Facebook for more tasty recipe ideas.

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First thing’s first, start cooking the rice because that takes the longest.  You can also substitute the rice for something quicker like {my favorite} quinoa!  Or noodles would taste great with this as well.

Lemon Pepper Chicken & Asparagus Quick Dinner Saute - wonkywonderful.com #shop #SauteExpress

Prep and chop the chicken and veggies.  I used asparagus and crookneck squash, but feel free to use your favorite vegetables.  After adding one Sauté Starter start cooking up those veggies.

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Transfer vegetables to a bowl and add another Sauté Starter to the pan.  Then get the chicken started.  Once the chicken is fully cooked, add the veggies back to the pan.  Turn off burner and allow veggies and chicken to cook for one more minute.  Serve with rice and Enjoy!

Lemon Pepper Chicken & Asparagus Quick Dinner Saute - wonkywonderful.com #shop #SauteExpress

 

Lemon-Pepper Chicken Saute
Author: WonkyWonderful
Ingredients
Rice
  • 1 Cup Dry Wild Rice
  • Cups Chicken Broth or Water
Sauté
  • 2 Lemon Pepper Land O’Lakes Sauté Express Squares
  • 1 Small Crookneck Squash cut into 1-2 in pieces
  • 1/2 lb Asparagus trimmed & cut into 2 in pieces
  • 1 lb Boneless cut into bite sized pieces, Skinless Chicken Breast
Instructions
  1. Begin cooking wild rice according to package directions.
  2. Trim bottoms off of the asparagus and cut into 2 inch pieces.
  3. Cut squash and chicken into bite sized pieces.
  4. Melt one Lemon Pepper square in a large sauté pan over medium heat until bubbling.
  5. Add asparagus and squash, sauté for 5 minutes. (cook an extra minute or two for very soft veggies)
  6. Transfer veggies to a bowl and set aside.
  7. Melt one more Lemon Pepper square in sauté pan until bubbling.
  8. Add the chicken and sauté for 4-5 minutes or until fully cooked through and no longer pink. (depending on size)
  9. Transfer the veggies back into the sauté pan with the chicken. Turn off heat and allow chicken and veggies to cook for 1 minute.
  10. Serve over rice, noodle or quinoa.
Lemon Pepper Chicken & Asparagus Quick Dinner Saute - wonkywonderful.com #shop #SauteExpress

Try this Burst Tomato Pasta for another quick dinner idea!

I love a good party!  I’ve been known to share my delicious creations at THESE awesome parties!

 

Comments

  1. That looks amazing! I love how light and fresh it is!

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