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Baked Chicken and Mushrooms

I made up this dish years ago, and it still remains the family's favorite healthy baked chicken recipes. It's a fast weeknight meal, but the fresh mushrooms and sherry make it special enough for a weekend dinner party. —Lise Prestine of South Bend, Indiana
  • Total Time
    Prep: 5 min. Bake: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup sherry or chicken broth
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

  • Arrange chicken in a 13x9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with paprika. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet, saute mushrooms in butter for 5 minutes. Add the sherry or broth, green onions, garlic, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Pour over chicken.
  • Bake until a thermometer reads 165°, 10-15 minutes longer. Top with cheese. Bake for 3-5 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 215 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 77mg cholesterol, 604mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 28g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.
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