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Moist Lemon Herb Chicken

I wanted a healthy, flavorful chicken recipe that was fast, easy and a real crowd-pleaser. I got lucky and hit the jackpot with this one! —Kali Wraspir, Olympia, Washington
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon herbes de Provence
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice

Directions

  • Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. In a large ovenproof skillet coated with cooking spray, brown chicken in oil. Sprinkle herbes de Provence and lemon zest over chicken; add lemon juice to pan.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 12-15 minutes or until a thermometer reads 170°.
Editor's Note
Look for herbes de Provence in the spice aisle.
Nutrition Facts
1 chicken breast half : 220 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 94mg cholesterol, 378mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 35g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

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