Chicken Asparagus Roll-ups for #SundaySupper

Chicken Asparagus Roll-ups are proof that you don’t need a complicated recipe with lots of ingredients to have a tasty and beautiful entree.

Chicken Asparagus Roll-ups Recipe

This post is short. Why? Today’s all about simplification and ease. The Sunday Supper group is showcasing recipes which use 5 ingredients or less…but, definitely don’t sacrifice on taste! If this is something you need in your life, be sure to bookmark the HUGE recipe round-up below.

Chicken Asparagus Roll-ups

Chicken asparagus roll-ups is one such recipe…

To make this easy entree, all you need to do is layer a slice of Swiss cheese over a thin-sliced chicken cutlet and roll in some fresh asparagus. Sprinkle breadcrumbs over the top to seal in the juices and Ta-Da! You have a tasty, entertainment-worthy presentation that took very little time or effort. Use your extra time to make a fabulous side dish or dessert…or do your nails. Time is on your side and under your control. 🙂

Chicken Asparagus Roll-ups

Chicken roll-ups or “roulades” are such an easy way to dress-up chicken. If you’re not a fan of Swiss cheese and asparagus, then perhaps Chicken with Mango Chutney and Brie are your style. Any way you happen to roll, it’s an easy and fun technique that’s always a crowd-pleaser.

Chicken Asparagus Roll-ups Recipe
Chicken Asparagus Roll-ups for #SundaySupper
Chicken cutlets are layered with Swiss cheese, topped with fresh asparagus and then rolled up for a tasty entree with a pretty presentation.
Servings: 4 servings
  • 16 asparagus stalks hard ends snapped off
  • 4 thin-sliced chicken cutlets about 1/4 inch in thickness
  • Salt to taste
  • 4 slices Swiss cheese
  • 4 teaspoons breadcrumbs any kind, seasoned, panko or gluten-free
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Place asparagus in a microwave-safe container with 1 Tablespoon water and cover with a lid or plastic wrap.
  3. Microwave asparagus on high for about 2-3 minutes or until asparagus is tender, but still firm. Set aside.
  4. Place chicken cutlets on a flat surface and sprinkle both sides with salt.
  5. Layer a slice of Swiss cheese over each chicken cutlet.
  6. Place 4 asparagus stalks on top of each slice of Swiss cheese.
  7. Roll chicken up jelly roll style. Secure with a tooth pick, if necessary.
  8. Sprinkle 1 Tablespoon of breadcrumbs over each chicken roll-up.
  9. Place chicken roll-ups in a baking dish.
  10. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the chicken is no longer pink and has reached a temperature of 165 degrees F.
Recipe Notes
For regular chicken breasts or cutlets that are a little thick, place chicken between to sheets of plastic wrap and gently pound to a quarter inch thickness.

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Chicken Asparagus Roll-Ups Recipe





  1. This looks delicious, Marjory! Pinned and Stumbled!

  2. Genius! Why didn’t I ever think of stuffing chicken with Asparagus??!!

  3. What a great idea! We love chicken and asparagus, and I bet everybody would get a kick out of seeing this dish on their dinner plates.

  4. My husband just discovered he likes roasted asparagus…I should make these for him. We love chicken…and I love easy, esp. on a busy weeknight!!

  5. Who knew such a classy meal could be so simple? I’m dying over that mango/brie version too. Yummy!

  6. I can’t believe something this amazing is only 5 ingredients. This is going to be a must try on my list.

  7. What a gorgeous presentation, Marjory!!! Elegant enough for company!!!

  8. What a beautiful presentation. I love the roll up and you’ve given me the idea that this is something I should do more often.

  9. I have always loved these roll-ups with asparagus inside. Yours look so good!!

  10. These are very elegant! They’d be perfect to serve at a dinner party!

  11. Stunning, and appetizing too.

  12. May I roll in 2 directions? Both your roll-up recipes sound divine! Thank you for sharing this oh so elegant but do-able dish how-to =)

  13. oh my goodness!!! I love this! and so elegant and delicious! I can’t wait to try this!

  14. Yummy! This looks amazing!

  15. I love these ~ what a great idea. Quick, easy, delicious. Thank you 🙂

  16. Simple, delicious and brilliant! This is going on our menu for next week!

  17. These look absolutely fabulous! I love the simplicity, and the presentation is so lovely!

  18. Ooh such a creative and elegant entree dish!!Would love to try it for sure as we love chicken and asparagus!!

  19. Great technique!

  20. This reminds me of an omelette I had once with all these ingredients. This would be excellent on any dinner plate!

  21. I love chicken roll ups. Swiss and asparagus sound like a great combo, can’t wait to try it out.

  22. Easy and elegant!

  23. What a great idea, Marjory! Your roll ups are so pretty that I could see them at a fancy dinner party. Guests would be very impressed!

  24. Awesome idea, and so elegant!

  25. What a gorgeous recipe-wonderful for everyday but a gorgeous, ‘special’ dinner too.

  26. Looks very elegant, Marjory!

  27. Chicken, asparagus, and cheese? How can you go wrong with that?? Thanks so much for the dinner inspiration!!

  28. Love this! Asparagus is one of my favorite greens. I normally wouldn’t think to pair it with swiss, but I think the combo would work well!

  29. I was hoping that was Swiss cheese when I saw the melty temptation beneath the chicken! YAY! I love chicken roll ups. 🙂 Asparagus is a bonus.

  30. Quick, easy, and a fun dish too. There is something about rolled up food that just makes it fun in some way.

  31. Delectable five ingredient entrée. Love how you used the thin chicken cutlets to make this.

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