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Lemon Chicken with Pasta

 Lemon Chicken with Pasta
Karen Hall adds chicken to a few pantry staples in South Hamilton, Massachusetts…and she has a wonderful warm entree in minutes. Guests always ask for the recipe, but her friends and “pasta-hating husband” just ask for seconds!More Easy Main Dish Recipes »
4 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups uncooked medium pasta shells
  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cubed
  • 6 teaspoons canola oil, divided
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large
  • resealable plastic bag, combine the bread crumbs, garlic powder,
  • salt and pepper. Add chicken, a few pieces at a time, and shake to
  • coat.
  • In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, saute chicken
  • in 4 teaspoons oil until juices run clear. Remove and keep warm.
  • In the same skillet, cook onion in remaining oil over medium heat
  • until tender. Sprinkle with flour; stir until blended. Gradually
  • stir in broth and lemon juice. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2

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Lemon Chicken with Pasta (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • minutes or until thickened.
  • Drain pasta; toss with lemon sauce. Serve with chicken; sprinkle with
  • cheese. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 428 calories, 12 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 66 mg cholesterol, 652 mg sodium, 46 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 33 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 3 starch, 2 fat.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.