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Lemon Chicken with Broccoli Recipe

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


Submitted by cdillerud

Makes 4 servings



An easy weeknight dinner. Great with a side of angel hair pasta, rice or couscous.

Recipe Ingredients for Lemon Chicken with Broccoli

2 tbsp all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp table salt, divided
1/4 tsp black pepper, freshly ground
12 oz uncooked boneless, skinless chicken breast, thinly sliced
2 tsp olive oil
1 1/2 cups fat-free, reduced-sodium chicken broth, divided
2 tsp minced garlic
2 1/2 cups broccoli, small florets
2 tsp lemon zest
2 tbsp parsley, fresh, chopped
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice

Recipe Directions for Lemon Chicken with Broccoli

  1. ? On a plate, combine 1 1/2 tablespoons of flour, 1/4 teaspoon of salt and pepper; add chicken and turn to coat.

  2. ? Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook, turning as needed, until lightly browned and cooked through, about 5 minutes; remove to a plate.

  3. ? Put 1 cup of broth and garlic in same skillet; bring to a boil over high heat, scrapping up browned bits from bottom of pan with a wooden spoon. Add broccoli; cover and cook 1 minute.

  4. ? In a small cup, stir together remaining 1/2 cup of broth, 1/2 tablespoon of flour and 1/4 teaspoon of salt; add to skillet and bring to a simmer over low heat.

  5. ? Cover and cook until broccoli is crisp-tender and sauce is slightly thickened, about 1 1/2 minutes. Stir in chicken and lemon zest; heat through.

  6. ? Remove skillet from heat and stir in parsley and lemon juice; toss to coat. Yields about 1 cup per serving.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 246.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.6g
9%
Saturated Fat
1.2g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
72mg
24%
Sodium
542mg
23%
Potassium
421mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
7.8g
3%
Dietary Fiber
1.7g
7%
Sugars
1.1g
Protein
28.9g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 92%
Calcium 5% Iron 9%
* 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
A-
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
  • High in sodium
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