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Chicken in Lemon and Garlic Recipe

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Submitted by cryllia

Makes 6 servings



From Tapas by Susanna Tee. Serves 6-8 as part of a tapas meal so a couple of things are fudged to a guess, such as the French Bread. You can add a bell pepper to the mix and substitute the onion with 2 medium shallots for variety.

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken in Lemon and Garlic

16 oz chicken breast
5 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped
6 garlic cloves, finely chopped
2 tbsp lemon rind
6 tbsp lemon juice
4 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
1 tsp salt
1 tsp black pepper
3 slice French Bread

Recipe Directions for Chicken in Lemon and Garlic

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large, heavy bottom skillet.

  2. Using a sharp knife, slice the chicken breasts widthwise into very thin slices.

  3. Add the onion to the skillet and cook for 5 minutes, or until softened but not browned.

  4. Add the garlic and cook for an additional 30 seconds.

  5. Add the sliced chicken to the skillet and cook gently for 5-10 minutes, stirring from time to time, until all the ingredients are lightly browned and the chicken is tender.

  6. Add the grated lemon rid, and the lemon juice and let it bubble. At the same time, deglaze the skillet by scraping and stirring all the bits on the bottom of the skillet into the juices with a wooden spoon.

  7. Remove the skillet from the heat, stir in the parsley, and season to taste with salt and pepper.

  8. Transfer to a warmed serving dish and garnish with parsley, lemon wedges and pared lemon rind if desired.

  9. Serve immediately with slices of a crusty bread for mopping up the lemon and garlic juices.

Categories

Chicken, Citrus, Breads, First Course, Spanish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 145.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
162
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
18.0g
28%
Saturated Fat
3.4g
17%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
51mg
17%
Sodium
717mg
30%
Potassium
94mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
12.8g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1.2g
5%
Sugars
1.3g
Protein
16.8g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 3% Iron 4%
* 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
C-
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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