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Asparagus Stuffed Chicken Recipe

If you’re looking for a delicious, low-carb dinner that feels indulgent but aligns with your keto lifestyle, look no further than this Asparagus Stuffed Chicken. It’s a perfect dish for any occasion, whether it’s a weeknight family dinner or a special weekend meal. The combination of tender chicken, flavorful seasonings, fresh asparagus, sun-dried tomatoes, and melty mozzarella cheese creates a mouthwatering experience that will satisfy your taste buds while keeping your carbs in check.

Asparagus Stuffed Chicken

A delightful keto-friendly dish that pairs well with a variety of sides or stands alone as a satisfying meal.


  • 4 skinless boneless chicken breasts (about 1 1/2 lb.)
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning mix
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste
  • 12 asparagus stalks, ends trimmed
  • 1 oz sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 4 slices mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tbsp olive oil


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Butterfly the chicken breasts by cutting them in half horizontally without cutting all the way through, creating a pocket.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together the Italian seasoning, garlic powder, smoked paprika, sea salt, and pepper.
  4. Rub the seasoning mixture evenly over the outside and inside of each chicken breast.
  5. Place 3 asparagus stalks and a few pieces of sun-dried tomatoes inside each chicken breast.
  6. Add a slice of mozzarella cheese on top of the asparagus and sun-dried tomatoes.
  7. Fold the chicken breast over to close the filling inside.
  8. Heat the olive oil in an oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat.
  9. Add the stuffed chicken breasts to the skillet and sear for 2-3 minutes on each side until golden brown.
  10. Transfer the skillet to the preheated oven and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  11. Remove from the oven and let rest for a few minutes before serving.

Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content

Let’s take a closer look at the carb content of each ingredient in this delicious dish:

  • Chicken breasts: 0g per breast
  • Italian seasoning mix: 0g per tsp
  • Garlic powder: 1g per tsp
  • Smoked paprika: 1g per tsp
  • Sea salt and pepper: 0g
  • Asparagus: 2g per 6 stalks
  • Sun-dried tomatoes: 6g per oz
  • Mozzarella cheese: 1g per slice
  • Olive oil: 0g per tbsp

Total carbs for the recipe: Approximately 10g for the entire dish (2.5g per serving).

A Delicious Keto Choice

This Asparagus Stuffed Chicken is more than just a meal; it’s a culinary experience that brings together rich flavors and textures while keeping your keto goals on track. Whether you’re cooking for yourself or sharing with loved ones, this recipe is sure to impress and satisfy. Give it a try and enjoy a deliciously low-carb, high-flavor dinner!

Credit: gogas2

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