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A spatula picking up a chicken breast topped with tomato bruschetta and balsamic glaze drizzled on top.
4.17 from 6 votes

Skillet Bruschetta Chicken and Asparagus | Whole 30

This Easy Bruschetta Chicken and Asparagus is served with a tangy balsamic glaze and is a one-skillet meal that's ready in under 30 minutes!  No one will know this restaurant-quality dinner is secretly healthy, low-carb, and Whole30.

Course Dinner, lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 248 kcal


  • 1 lb. chicken breasts pounded to 1-inch thick and cut into four 4-oz. portions
  • ¼ tsp. garlic powder
  • ¾ tsp. salt to taste, divided
  • tsp. black pepper to taste
  • ½ tsp. Italian seasoning
  • 2-3 Tbsp. olive oil divided
  • 1 bunch asparagus ends trimmed, cut into 2-inch pieces

Bruschetta Topping:

  • 2 cups vine-ripened tomatoes finely diced
  • ¼ cup red onion finely chopped
  • ¼ cup basil finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 2 Tbsp. balsamic reduction or 1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar + 1 Tbsp. honey, optional*


  1. In a small bowl combine garlic powder, ½ tsp. salt, pepper, and Italian seasonings. Whisk to combine.

  2. Sprinkle seasoning ingredients over chicken breasts and press in lightly.

  3. Add 1-2 Tbsp. olive oil and chicken breasts to a large skillet over medium heat. Cover and cook chicken breasts for 7-8 minutes per side, or until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees. (Check using a meat thermometer.)

  4. While chicken is cooking, combine tomatoes, red onion, basil, 1 tablespoon olive oil and ¼ teaspoon salt. Mix until combined.
  5. Remove chicken from the pan once cooked and add 1 tablespoon olive oil, asparagus, a splash of water, and ¼ teaspoon salt. Cook for 4-5 minutes or until crisp and bright green.

  6. Serve chicken and asparagus with bruschetta topping and a drizzle of balsamic glaze. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Skillet Bruschetta Chicken and Asparagus | Whole 30
Amount Per Serving
Calories 248 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 72mg24%
Sodium 613mg27%
Potassium 610mg17%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 25g50%
Vitamin A 765IU15%
Vitamin C 12.8mg16%
Calcium 26mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.