Chicken Breasts in Garlic Butter with Chives Recipe

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Submitted by smmuirhead

Makes 4 servings



Stove-top chicken with a great sauce.

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken Breasts in Garlic Butter with Chives

5 tsp garlic, minced
2/3 cup chicken broth
1 tsp grated lemon zest
1 tbsp lemon juice
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
2 tsp olive oil
1 1/2 lbs (4) boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
2 tbsp flour
1 tbsp butter
1/4 cup snipped chives

Recipe Directions for Chicken Breasts in Garlic Butter with Chives

  1. Whisk broth, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and garlic; set aside.

  2. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Dredge chicken in flour, shaking off excess. Add chicken to pan and saute 4 minutes per side or until golden brown. Remove chicken from pan.

  3. Whisk garlic mixture to combine and pour into skillet. Bring to a boil, return chicken to pan, reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook 5 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Transfer chicken to dinner plates or platter.

  4. Return sauce to a simmer. Remove from heat and swirl in butter until creamy. Stir in chives and spoon sauce over chicken or serve on the side.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 231.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
271
Calories from Fat
69
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.7g
12%
Saturated Fat
3.0g
15%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
114mg
38%
Sodium
379mg
16%
Potassium
70mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
4.9g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0.3g
1%
Sugars
0.4g
Protein
42.6g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 1% Iron 2%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D+
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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