Kids Make Lemon Butter Chicken with Roasted Parmesan Asparagus

Kids Make Lemon Butter Chicken with Roasted Parmesan Asparagus

There are tons of ways to help make our Lemon Butter Chicken with Roasted Parmesan Asparagus!

While your kids make this meal with you, pause to discuss which FOOD GROUP each ingredient belongs to and share some fun facts about this meal’s featured ingredient: ASPARAGUS

🍴 food groups1🍴

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    • Fruits: lemon
    • Veggies: asparagusgarlic
    • Grains: rice
    • Protein: chicken
    • Dairy: cheese, butter 

    1For information about food and health, go to ChooseMyPlate.gov.

🍴 Asparagus 🍴

Asparagus

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    • Asparagus is rich in vitamins, like folate, which helps keep our blood healthy.
    • Asparagus is usually greenish-purplish but can also be white. 
    • It takes asparagus three years to grow until it’s ready to be harvested.
    • China and Peru are some of the top asparagus-producing countries in the world. 

Here are some creative ways for your kid to be your personal Sous Chef as you make our Lemon Butter Chicken with Roasted Parmesan Asparagus.  Just hover over each image for details. And make sure your little dudes wash their hands before starting!

🍴Chicken🍴

Season chicken

Flip chicken as it cooks

Bring ingredients to a simmer

This is a good chance for kids to monitor stovetop temperatures and see what happens when the heat increases/decreases.

These are great tongs for flipping the chicken.

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🍴Asparagus🍴

Preheat oven

Rinse, dry & snip ends off asparagus

Kids can totally take charge of this task on their own!

Evenly coat asparagus with oil

Shake that cheese!

Kids love sprinkling cheese atop the asparagus.

Adults can use these OXO Kitchen Shears and kids can use these Kuhn Rikon snippers to clip the ends of the asparagus.

*Note: For toddlers especially, these tasks require adult supervision and/or assistance, as items may be sharp, hot or otherwise dangerous. 

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