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Citrus Garlic Chicken

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Ingredients

  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper
  • ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp. Herbs de Provence 
  • ¼ tsp. dried parsley
  • (2) 8 oz. skinless chicken breasts (cut in half horizontally)
  • 2 Tbsp. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter Light 
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 3 Tbsp. lemon or lime juice
  • 3 Tbsp. water

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, mix together the first six ingredients.
  2. Sprinkle spice mixture generously on one side of the chicken.
  3. Heat pan on medium-high heat.
  4. Add margarine and oil.
  5. Sauté chicken until golden brown, or about six minutes on each side.
  6. Sprinkle the second side of the chicken with 2 tsp garlic powder and add the citrus juice and water to the pan. Stir to combine.
  7. Cover and cook for an additional 5 minutes, or until chicken is done. 


Nutritional Analysis
Serves: 4 | Serving Size: 1 chicken breast

Calories: 182
Sodium: 407 mg                               
Fat: 7 g
Fiber: 0 g                 
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Carbohydrates: 1 g                               
Protein: 26 g
Cholesterol: 65 mg

Recipe provided by Kathy Duran-Thal, RDN, LD, Cooper Clinic Nutrition Services.