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Aunt Anne's Best Chicken Recipe

Aunt Anne's Best Chicken Recipe

Molly Seidel of Edgewood, New Mexico says her Aunt Anne can turn preparing an ordinary meal into an art form. “This chicken bakes up juicy and tender, and the tantalizing aroma is enough to make anyone’s mouth water,” Molly says. “My husband requests it often.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon each minced fresh thyme, marjoram, basil and rosemary
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Dash salt and pepper
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup white wine or chicken broth

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the butter, parsley, thyme, marjoram, basil, rosemary, garlic, salt and pepper. Spoon over chicken. Place in a 1-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with onion.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 15 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 179° adding wine after the first 15 minutes. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half equals 262 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 109 mg cholesterol, 215 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 35 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 2 fat.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.