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Easy Lemon Pepper Chicken Recipe

Looking for an easy Easy Lemon Pepper Chicken recipe? Learn how to make Easy Lemon Pepper Chicken using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by pbalisteri

Makes 4 servings



Found this on FoodNetwork; I may try adding a white wine reduction and some Panko bread crumbs on a cheater day.

Recipe Ingredients for Easy Lemon Pepper Chicken

1 pound dried penne
2 chicken breast
1 tsp Salt
1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
3 cloves garlic, sliced
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
3 tablespoons olive oil
3 tablespoons chopped parsley
1/2 cup lemon juice
1/2 cup grated Parmesan

Recipe Directions for Easy Lemon Pepper Chicken

  1. Cook the pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water, until al dente. Drain well.

  2. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Heat a large grill pan over medium high and add chicken. Grill until golden and completely cooked. Remove to a plate and slice.

  3. Add the garlic and red pepper flakes to a saute pan with 3 tablespoons of olive oil and saute until fragrant. Add the cooked pasta and turn heat off. Mix all together.

  4. Remove pasta to a large bowl. Add chicken to the warm pasta and season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle in chopped parsley. Add the juice of 2 lemons and mix. Before serving top with Parmesan.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 259.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
626
Calories from Fat
175
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
19.5g
30%
Saturated Fat
4.8g
24%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
167mg
56%
Sodium
868mg
36%
Potassium
511mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
66.5g
22%
Dietary Fiber
0.4g
2%
Sugars
0.9g
Protein
44.7g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 31%
Calcium 18% Iron 29%
* 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
B
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in niacin
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