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Cooked chicken, tomatoes, asparagus, and goat cheese in red sauce in a cast iron pan

Chicken & Goat Cheese Skillet

Top-down of a cast iron skillet with chicken, goat cheese, tomato, and asparagus in a red sauce

This chicken and goat cheese skillet delivers a simple but flavorful flavor to the table. You will not be disappointed if you try this dish.


  • 1/2 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons of olive oil
  • 1 cup fresh asparagus, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 minced garlic clove
  • 3 chopped plum tomatoes
  • 3 tablespoons of 2% milk
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled herbed fresh goat cheese
  • Hot cooked rice or pasta
  • Additional goat cheese, optional


  • Toss chicken with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; sauté chicken until no longer pink, 4-6 minutes. Remove from pan; keep warm.
  • Add asparagus to skillet; cook and stir over medium-high heat for 1 minute. Add garlic; cook and stir for 30 seconds. Stir in tomatoes, milk, and 2 tablespoons cheese; cook, covered, over medium heat until cheese begins to melt, 2-3 minutes. Stir in chicken. Serve with rice. If desired, top with additional cheese.

Nutrition Facts:

  • 251 calories
  • 11g fat (3g saturated fat)
  • 74mg cholesterol
  • 447mg sodium
  • 8g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber)
  • 29g protein
Category Recipes
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