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My man is totally obsessed with this dish. He’s on my case to whip it up weekly.

Recipe: Caesar Chicken with Asparagus


The enticing aroma of Caesar Chicken with Asparagus will fill your kitchen, promising a flavorful dinner that’s just minutes away. This recipe is perfect for a weekday meal but tastes like a Sunday feast. While Caesar salad may have originated in the United States from Italian-American immigrants, our version, featuring hearty chicken and crisp asparagus, proves that delicious cuisine knows no boundaries. With its tangy, creamy Caesar flavor, this dish elevates chicken to new heights, and the best part is, it only requires one pan, minimizing cleanup!


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup Caesar dressing (homemade or store-bought)
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 pound trimmed asparagus spears
  • Lemon wedges for serving


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C). Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper according to your preference.
  2. In a large oven-safe pan, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the chicken breasts and cook until golden brown on each side.
  3. Once the chicken is browned, remove the pan from the heat and generously coat the chicken with Caesar dressing.
  4. Sprinkle the chicken evenly with shredded Parmesan cheese.
  5. Arrange the trimmed asparagus spears around the chicken in the pan. Sprinkle garlic powder and additional cheese over the asparagus, if desired.
  6. Transfer the pan to the preheated oven and bake for approximately 20 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the asparagus is tender.
  7. Before serving, squeeze fresh lemon juice over the chicken and asparagus for a tangy finish.

Tips and Variations:

  • Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus: If your kids aren’t fans of green vegetables, try wrapping the asparagus with bacon before roasting for added flavor.
  • Lighter Dressing Options: Use a lighter version of Caesar dressing or make your own homemade dressing if you’re watching your calorie intake.
  • Substitute Vegetables: Not a fan of asparagus? Try roasted broccoli or green beans instead for a delicious alternative.
  • Crouton Crunch: For added texture, toss some croutons into the pan during the final minutes of baking for a classic Caesar salad touch.
  • Enhance with Cherry Tomatoes: Add halved cherry tomatoes to the pan before baking for a heartier dish with a hint of sweetness.
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There’s nothing quite like a homemade dinner shared with loved ones. We hope you’ll add this Caesar Chicken with Asparagus recipe to your collection of favorites and enjoy it with those you care about. Bon appétit!


  1. Can I use chicken thighs instead of chicken breasts?
  • Yes, you can substitute chicken thighs for chicken breasts in this recipe. Keep in mind that cooking times may vary slightly, so adjust accordingly.
  1. Can I make my own Caesar dressing?
  • Absolutely! Homemade Caesar dressing can add a fresh and vibrant flavor to this dish. You can find many recipes online or customize it to your taste preferences.
  1. How do I know when the chicken is cooked through?
  • The best way to ensure that the chicken is cooked through is to use a meat thermometer. The internal temperature of cooked chicken should reach 165°F (75°C).
  1. What can I serve with Caesar Chicken with Asparagus?
  • This dish pairs well with a variety of sides, such as mashed potatoes, crusty bread, or a fresh salad with a light vinaigrette.
  1. Can I prepare this dish ahead of time?
  • While it’s best to enjoy this dish fresh from the oven, you can prepare the components ahead of time and assemble them just before baking for convenience.


  1. Marinate the Chicken: For extra flavor, marinate the chicken breasts in Caesar dressing for 30 minutes to an hour before cooking.
  2. Seasoning Asparagus: Before baking, toss the asparagus with a drizzle of olive oil and a sprinkle of salt and pepper for added flavor.
  3. Adjust Seasonings: Feel free to adjust the seasonings in this recipe to suit your taste preferences. You can add more garlic powder, Parmesan cheese, or even a pinch of red pepper flakes for heat.
  4. Fresh Lemon Juice: For the brightest flavor, use freshly squeezed lemon juice over the chicken and asparagus just before serving.
  5. Experiment with Vegetables: Don’t be afraid to experiment with different vegetables in this dish. Broccoli, green beans, or Brussels sprouts would all work well.

Enjoy experimenting with this flavorful and versatile Caesar Chicken with Asparagus recipe!