asparagus and herb chicken thighs in iron skillet
asparagus and herb chicken thighs in iron skillet

One Pan Garlic Herb Chicken Thighs & Asparagus (GF)


September 10, 2019

A perfect on-the-go meal that fulfills your protein, healthy fats and vegetables quota for the day. Garlic, basil, oregano, thyme and onion combine to give these chicken thighs a juicy, aromatic flavor.

Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Paleo-Friendly

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yields: 4 Servings


3-6 Chicken Thighs

Sea Salt & Pepper

1 lb Organic Asparagus, ends trimmed

3 tbsp Clarified Butter/Ghee, divided

1 tbsp Organic Garlic, minced

1/2 tsp Dried Basil

1/2 tsp Dried Oregano

1/2 tsp Dried Thyme

1/2 tsp Dried Onion Powder


1Heat iron skillet over medium/high heat while 2 Tablespoons of ghee melts.

2Prepare chicken thighs by seasoning them with sea salt and pepper on each side.

3Once skillet is warm, add minced garlic and herbs and saute until fragrant.

4Reduce heat to medium and add chicken thighs to pan. Cook for 5 to 7 minutes on each side until almost completely cooked (cooked chicken is 165°F).

5Move chicken to one side of skillet. Add remaining 1 Tablespoon of ghee to open space. Once melted, add asparagus. Rotate asparagus for 4 to 6 minutes until it and chicken are cooked through.

6Remove from heat, garnish with fresh seasoning and serve.

I absolutely love making this meal in my cast iron skillet

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