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Lemon Garlic Chicken

 Lemon Garlic Chicken
This time-tested recipe was given to me by my sister. The garlic is sweet and tender.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 10 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 5 tablespoons chicken broth, divided
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine or additional chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch


  • Season chicken with salt and pepper. In a skillet, cook chicken and
  • garlic in oil for 4-6 minutes. Add 4 tablespoons broth, wine, lemon
  • juice, basil and oregano. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 6-8
  • minutes or until chicken juices run clear.
  • Transfer chicken to a serving platter and keep warm. In a small bowl,
  • combine cornstarch and remaining broth until smooth. Stir into
  • skillet. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1 minute or until
  • thickened. Spoon sauce over chicken. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 146 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 325 mg sodium,

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Lemon Garlic Chicken (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 8 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 13 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.