Asparagus Parmesan with Roasted Chicken

Asparagus Parmesan with Roasted Chicken

1 lb. small to medium asparagus spears, rinsed and trimmed of woody ends

3 T. extra virgin oil

3 T. dry bread crumbs

3 T. grated Parmesan Cheese

3 strips of Prosciutto, separated and chopped

Roasted Chicken Pieces, such as Breasts, halved, or thighs (roast your own or use deli roasted chicken.


Preheat oven to 425-degrees. Snap off woody ends of asparagus. Place oil in a roasting pan, place in oven and heat. Combine breadcrumbs and cheese in a small bowl and whisk or mix until blended. Place the asparagus spears in a single layer in the pan and roll in the hot oil to coat. Sprinkle chopped proscuito or ham around the asparagus, but not on top. Return pan to the oven and roast for 8 to 10 minutes, until spears are tender or crisp tender, depending on your preference. Remove pan from oven and sprinkle generously with crumb and cheese mixture and roast until golden, 3 to 5 minutes.  Using tongs, transfer individual servings to plate and sprinkle with the crumbs and cheese left in the pan. Place chicken on plate and sprinkle with prosciutto bits.







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