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Garlic Chicken Recipe

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Looking for an easy Garlic Chicken recipe? Learn how to make Garlic Chicken using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by christinavt

Makes 6 servings



Marinating and cooking the chicken in tangy yogurt keeps it moist, but the yogurt mixture curdles and should be discarded after cooking. Cooking Light, DECEMBER 2005. yogurt, lemon juice, garlic, salt, black pepper, cardamom, cumin, cinnamon, nutmeg, boneless chicken breast, chicken broth, olive oil, fresh parsley cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Garlic Chicken

1 cup plain low-fat yogurt
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons minced garlic (about 6 cloves)
1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
29 ounces chicken breast, cooked per recipe, net from 6 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (5065)
1 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

Recipe Directions for Garlic Chicken

  1. Combine yogurt, juice, garlic, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, cardamom, cumin, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a large zip-top plastic bag. Add chicken; seal and marinate in refrigerator overnight, turning bag occasionally.

  2. Remove chicken from bag, reserving marinade; pat chicken dry with paper towels. Combine reserved marinade and chicken broth.

  3. Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle chicken with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Add half of chicken to pan; cook 1 1/2 minutes on each side or until browned. Repeat procedure with remaining chicken. Return chicken to pan; pour broth mixture over chicken. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 12 minutes or until chicken is done. Place chicken on a serving platter; discard liquid in pan. Sprinkle chicken evenly with parsley.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish, Middle Eastern, Simmer, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 235.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
272
Calories from Fat
74
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.2g
13%
Saturated Fat
2.0g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
108mg
36%
Sodium
385mg
16%
Potassium
385mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
5.0g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Sugars
3.1g
Protein
42.3g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 11%
Calcium 10% Iron 8%
* 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 high in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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