Sunday, April 17, 2011

Salsa Chicken and Asparagus wrapped in BACON!

According to Jim Gaffigan everything is better wrapped in bacon... so we wrapped some asparagus in bacon. I just cut some pieces of bacon in half and trimmed up some asparagus and wrapped it up! Cook it in the oven at 400 degrees for about 20-25 minutes. If you like your bacon crispier then you need to cook it in the over for about 7-10 minutes before you cook it with the asparagus or it won't be really crisp.

Salsa Chicken
2 chicken breasts if you are cooking for more... just add more.
1/2 yellow onion, finely chopped
1/2 green pepper, finely chopped
1 clove of garlic, minced
2 cups salsa
Put about a tablespoon of oil in a skillet that has a lid and let it warm up then add the minced garlic and give it a stir to let it start working its magic. I love garlic. Then add the chopped onion and green pepper mix it all together and put the lid on for like 3 minutes so they can soften. Then add the chicken to the mixture and press it down on both sides of the bottom of the pan so it can sear the sides and get the flavor cooking into the chicken. Then put the lid back on and let it cook for about 5 more minutes. Now you can put on the salsa and leave it to cook for about 5 more minutes. The best way to know it is done is to check it with a food thermometer. I recommend them because then you know you are safe against food borne illness but if you don't have one cut through the chicken to make sure it is white all the way through. Then serve the chicken with the sauce on top. Yummm...

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