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Lemon Herb Chicken

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

2 servings

Our home economists created this mouthwatering main course. A flavorful sauce nicely glazes the tender moist chicken.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh rosemary or 1/8 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons water

Directions

  1. In a nonstick skillet, brown chicken in oil on both sides over medium heat. Add the broth, basil, garlic, lemon juice, rosemary, lemon zest and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until a thermometer reads 170°. Remove chicken and keep warm.
  2. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into pan juices. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until slightly thickened. Serve with chicken.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 179 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 66mg cholesterol, 307mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 27g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat.

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