Asparagus Sweet Potato Chicken Skillet


  • 1 lb. boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and ground fresh black pepper
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and diced
  • ½ cup chicken broth or water
  • ½ lb fresh asparagus (the spears should be cut at a diagonal in 1 and 2 inch pieces)
  • ½ teaspoon fine sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper


  1. On a plastic board, cut the chicken into small pieces and season with salt and pepper.
  2. In a skillet over medium heat, add olive oil, garlic, and chicken.
  3. Sauté the chicken for about 7-10 minutes or until it is cooked through. Don’t forget to stir well. Set chicken aside.
  4. In the same skillet, add sweet potato and chicken broth.
  5. Cook for about 7-10minutes or until the sweet potato is cooked.
  6. Add asparagus and cook for about 4-5 minutes.
  7. Season with salt, pepper, and crushed red pepper.