Lemon Chicken and Veggies Recipe
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Lemon Chicken and Veggies Recipe

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Eight ingredients are all you need to put a beautiful dinner on the table tonight. Shredded carrots and baby spinach are very nutritious and a healthy part of this meal. Simple & Delicious Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1 package (0.9 ounce) hollandaise sauce mix
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 4 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 2 cups shredded carrots
  • 1 package (9 ounces) fresh baby spinach

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half with 1/3 cup vegetables and 1/4 cup sauce equals) equals 498 calories, 30 g fat (17 g saturated fat), 161 mg cholesterol, 698 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 40 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large resealable bag, combine flour and lemon-pepper. Flatten chicken to 1/2-in. thickness. Add chicken, one piece at a time, and shake to coat.
  2. Prepare sauce mix according to package directions. Stir in lemon juice. Meanwhile, in a Dutch oven, saute chicken in 2 tablespoons butter for 4-6 minutes on each side or until no longer pink. Remove and keep warm.
  3. Add broth to pan, stirring to loosen brown bits. Add carrots and remaining butter; cook for 2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add spinach; cook 3-5 minutes longer or until spinach is wilted. Serve chicken with sauce and vegetables. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Lemon Chicken and Veggies in Simple & Delicious January/February 2009, p46

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half with 1/3 cup vegetables and 1/4 cup sauce equals) equals 498 calories, 30 g fat (17 g saturated fat), 161 mg cholesterol, 698 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 40 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 Dec. 6, 2010

"I loved addition of spinach and carrots. This is a very healthy and delicious meal."

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