Char-grilled Chicken and Asparagus

Cooking asparagus on a char-grill or BBQ gives it a delicious toasty flavour. Here’s a way to add veggie goodness to your next BBQ!

			  Char-grilled Chicken and Asparagus

Serves: 4

Cooking time: 10-12 minutes


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons sweet chilli sauce
  • 1-2 garlic cloves, chopped (optional)
  • 2 bunches asparagus, woody ends removed
  • 4 lean chicken breast fillets, skin removed, trimmed
  • 4 Roma tomatoes, halved lengthways


  1. Combine olive oil and sweet chilli sauce with garlic (if using) in large mixing bowl.
  2. Add chicken fillets, asparagus and tomatoes and toss to coat with mixture. Cover and allow to marinate in refrigerator for 15 minutes.
  3. Pre heat char-grill or BBQ and add chicken. Cook for 5-6 minutes each side or until cooked through. Remove from heat, keep warm and set chicken aside to rest before slicing.
  4. Add asparagus and tomatoes to grill (or BBQ) and cook until lightly browned and tender, about 5 minutes. Serve at once.


  • The cooking time for the chicken will vary according to the size and thickness of the chicken breast fillets.
  • For this recipe to be dairy-free, avoid using prepared and packaged foods containing dairy products. Take care to check ingredient labels on all products you use.

Recipe provided by the Australian Asparagus Council.

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