Flavorful Lemon Chicken Recipe
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Flavorful Lemon Chicken Recipe

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This easy and attractive meal is bound to become a staple in your home. Made with everyday ingredients, there's nothing complicated or fancy about this great find. Elizabeth Hokanson - Arborg, Manitoba
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 4-1/4 hours
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 4-1/4 hours
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/4 cup boiling water
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1-1/2 cups (12 ounces) sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley
  • Hot cooked brown rice, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half with 1/3 cup sauce (calculated without rice) equals 309 calories, 14 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 134 mg cholesterol, 509 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 36 g protein.

Directions

  1. Combine the oregano, seasoned salt and pepper; rub over chicken. Place in a 3-qt. slow cooker.
  2. In a small bowl, dissolve bouillon in boiling water. Stir in lemon juice and garlic. Pour over chicken. Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours or until chicken is tender.
  3. Remove chicken and keep warm. Stir in sour cream and parsley; cover and cook for 15 minutes or until heated through. Serve chicken with sauce and rice if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Lemon Chicken in Simple & Delicious November/December 2008, p17

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half with 1/3 cup sauce (calculated without rice) equals 309 calories, 14 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 134 mg cholesterol, 509 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 36 g protein.

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Oct. 5, 2014

"This was very easy to make, however neither my husband nor I cared for it. We did like the sauce ( used FF sour cream) but thought the chicken lacked flavor. I won't be making this again. :("

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 7, 2014

"The chicken was delicious and the texture was perfect after just 4 hours. The seasonings mix well and add a lot of flavor."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 7, 2014

"I loved how moist this chicken turned out. My husband is not a big fan of chicken but he loved the so I will definitely be making it more often!"

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Reviewed Apr. 7, 2014

"This was a good recipe, but the chicken turned out a little dry. It was good dipped in the sauce, though."

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Reviewed Jan. 27, 2013

"Delicious"

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