Lemon Garlic Chicken Breasts

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Its so easy and so tasty. Serve over cooked vermicelli.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • cooking spray

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • ¾ cup chicken broth

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Directions

  1. Lightly spray a nonstick skillet with cooking spray and place over low heat; cook and stir garlic until fragrant and lightly browned, 2 to 3 minutes.

  2. Season chicken with salt and pepper and place in skillet with garlic; cook over medium heat until browned on both sides, 10 to 12 minutes. Add chicken broth and lemon juice; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover skillet, and simmer until chicken is no longer pink in the center, 10 to 15 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).

  3. Transfer chicken to a serving dish, reserving liquid in skillet. Continue simmering liquid until slightly reduced, about 3 minutes. Pour liquid over chicken.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

131 Calories
3g Fat
1g Carbs
24g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 131
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Cholesterol 66mg 22%
Sodium 275mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 24g
Vitamin C 2mg 10%
Calcium 13mg 1%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 202mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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