Combine the goodness of protein-rich chicken with fresh, earthy asparagus to produce balanced meals that’ll deliver on all your nutritional needs. Feast on these keto chicken and asparagus recipes and get ready to explore a world of low-carb dishes like never before!
From salads and soups to stir-fry and casseroles, there’s plenty of variety featuring this nutritional duo, so you won’t be bored even if you use the same ingredients for dinner night after night!
1. Air Fryer One Pan Honey Lemon Chicken and Asparagus
Sweet honey paired with zesty lemon creates a delightful contrast of flavors in this 20-minute air-fryer recipe. Chicken breast and asparagus are cooked with a generous drizzle of honey-lemon sauce, creating a sweet-tangy meal. Garnish with fresh parsley to serve!
2. Asparagus Stuffed Chicken
To make this low-carb dish, stuff butterflied chicken breasts with asparagus and a cheesy, garlicky mixture, then rub it with spices and sear until cooked through. It will produce a restaurant-quality dish from the comforts of your home with just 2.2 g net carbs per serving!
3. Chicken and Asparagus Salad
Tender chicken and crisp asparagus rest on a bed of fresh veggies in this simple salad recipe. Make the salad with asparagus, baby spinach, and red cabbage, and add a spoonful of creamy dressing made with mayo, garlic, and mustard. It’s filling by itself, but feel free to add more veggies to add even more nutrition to your diet.
4. Chicken and Asparagus Stir Fry
The magic in this recipe happens when stir-fry sauce comes into the picture! Made with light soy sauce, slightly-sweet dark soy sauce, rice vinegar, nutty sesame oil, and brown sugar, this Chinese-style sauce coats every part of chicken and asparagus, making them downright irresistible!
5. Creamy Chicken and Asparagus Bake
Serve this creamy baked casserole on dinner nights with the family, and watch it disappear off the table in mere minutes! After all, who can deny the appeal of sautéed chicken and veggies and steamed asparagus smothered with cheese? Pair it with riced cauliflower or a side salad for a balanced meal.
6. Creamy Lemon Chicken and Asparagus Soup with Basil
This creamy, nourishing soup combines hearty chicken and crisp asparagus with flavorings like lemon, garlic, salt, pepper, and basil to produce a light, satisfying soup perfect for cold nights. It also has full-fat coconut milk that makes this soup creamy, while also giving it sweet and nutty flavors.
7. Creamy Lemon Chicken with Asparagus
Whip up this creamy feast in less than 30 minutes with just a handful of simple ingredients. To make it, prepare the base with asparagus, butter, heavy cream, lemon juice, onion, and parmesan cheese, then add cooked chicken breast. It’s so hearty and delicious, you won’t believe it’s only 7 g net carbs per serving!
8. Keto Garlic Butter Chicken Bites & Lemon Asparagus
This recipe combines tender chicken breast pieces and crisp asparagus in a divine butter garlic sauce to produce a meal low on carbs yet full of flavor. You can prepare the velvety sauce — which is truly the highlight here — by combining pan glaze (from the cooked chicken) with chicken broth, garlic, and butter. Toss blanched asparagus with lemon pepper and serve!
9. Keto Sheet Pan Dijon Chicken + Radishes
This sheet-pan dinner might take some time to prepare, but it’s worth it. It calls for roasting chicken thighs with asparagus and radishes until they’re caramelized. It’s fantastic as-is, but you can also serve it with a yogurt feta dip (optional) to enjoy a flavor explosion with every bite.
10. Keto Tuscan Chicken and Asparagus
With juicy and tender chicken marinated for up to 4 hours, then cooked to golden brown perfection, this meal is bursting with creamy and savory flavors. Honorary mention also goes to the asparagus, and let’s not forget the decadent parmesan sauce! It’s so good that you’ll have it on repeat every other night.
11. Sheet Pan Lemon Garlic Butter Chicken
This bright, zesty recipe uses the winning combination of chicken and asparagus along with broccoli florets to add to its nutritional profile. It’s a simple meal bursting with vibrant flavors of the sauce made with butter, cilantro, lemon juice, seasonings, and soy sauce. Serve with a garnish of chopped parsley!
12. Whole30 Chicken Soup
Loaded with nutrition and brimming with fresh flavors, this cozy soup is perfect for the winter. It has chicken, asparagus, spinach, celery, onion, garlic, and leeks, all cooked in chicken broth with basic seasoning. Ladle it up into large bowls to enjoy a nourishing, comforting soup that’ll add a bunch of health benefits to your diet!