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Chicken with Artichokes Recipe

Chicken with Artichokes Recipe

Artichokes and a splash of white wine lend distinctive flavors to this chicken and turn a quick-and-easy dish into something special, summery and delicious. Healthy Cooking Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 35 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 3 teaspoons canola oil, divided
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup white wine or reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 can (14 ounces) water-packed artichoke hearts, rinsed, drained and coarsely chopped

Directions

  • 1. Combine salt and pepper; sprinkle over chicken. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook chicken in 2 teaspoons oil for 4-5 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Remove and keep warm.
  • 2. In the same skillet, cook onion and garlic in remaining oil for 3-4 minutes or until onions are tender. Stir in wine and chicken broth, stirring to loosen any browned bits from pan. Bring to a boil. Add chicken. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10-15 minutes or until chicken juices run clear. Remove chicken; keep warm.
  • 3. Add artichokes to pan. Return to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 8-12 minutes or until liquid is reduced by half. Serve with chicken. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half with 1/3 cup artichoke mixture equals 230 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 678 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 26 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 fat.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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