Lemon Herb Chicken Recipe

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Our home economists created this mouthwatering main course. A flavorful sauce nicely glazes the tender moist chicken.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh rosemary or 1/8 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons water

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 179 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 66 mg cholesterol, 307 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 3 lean meat.

Directions

  1. In a nonstick skillet, brown chicken in oil on both sides over medium heat. Add the broth, basil, garlic, lemon juice, rosemary, lemon peel and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 170°. Remove chicken and keep warm.
  2. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into pan juices. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until slightly thickened. Serve with chicken. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Lemon Herb Chicken in Light & Tasty June/July 2005, p45

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 179 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 66 mg cholesterol, 307 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 3 lean meat.

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 Feb. 3, 2010

This was really good! DH and I both liked it.

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Reviewed Apr. 21, 2008

We enjoyed this recipe so much the lemon flavour was so yummy and the chicken melted in your mouth. This is a recipe I will use quite often as it is a real winner in my house. Thank you

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