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Lemon Herb Chicken Recipe

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. YIELD: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

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.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 179 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 66mg cholesterol, 307mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 27g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat.

Reviews for Lemon Herb Chicken

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sherrigardner 230045
Reviewed Jul. 23, 2015

"I thought this recipe was very good but i dont see any calories on any of the recipe websites all i see is the grocery list and my savings you need to put the calories down on the websites"

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mjlouk 113200
Reviewed Feb. 3, 2010

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

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dinkum 57163
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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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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