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Cheese-Topped Lemon Chicken Breasts Recipe

Cheese-Topped Lemon Chicken Breasts Recipe

Looking for a new way to fix chicken? This easy recipe is a must-try! If you don't want to shred the Colby cheese, you could substitute packaged shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese instead. Renee Mitchell - McChord AFB, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3/4 cup shredded Colby cheese

Directions

  • 1. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, brown chicken in butter on both sides over medium heat. Stir in lemon juice and soy sauce. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 4-5 minutes or until meat juices run clear.
  • 2. Remove from the heat. Sprinkle each chicken breast with cheese. Cover and let stand for 2-3 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half equals 290 calories, 18 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 105 mg cholesterol, 851 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 29 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.