Lemon Butter Chicken

  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 15 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    The easiest yet tastiest chicken recipe! Pan seared chicken breasts are coated with a bright, tangy and rich lemon butter sauce that will leave you craving more! Perfect recipe for busy weeknights. Serve with orzo and asparagus to complete the meal.

    Ingredients

    • 4 (5 oz) chicken breasts*, (pounded to an even 1/3-inch thickness)
    • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
    • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
    • 1 Tbsp olive oil
    • 4 Tbsp unsalted butter, (sliced into 1 Tbsp pieces, divided)
    • 1 1/2 tsp minced garlic
    • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
    • 3 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
    • 1/2 tsp fresh lemon zest
    • 1 1/2 Tbsp minced fresh parsley ((optional))

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 124 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 6 g 9.68%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 6.16%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 18 mg 6.05%
    • Sodium: 28 mg 1.15%
    • Calcium: 7 mg 0.7%
    • Potassium: 82 mg 2.34%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 4.64%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 8 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 1.39%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 7 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 2.87%
    • Vitamin C 3.69%
    • Vitamin D 1.13%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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