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Lemon Chicken with Thyme Recipe

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


Submitted by jessicarm

Makes 4 servings



Tangy lemon sauce with chicken tenders. Great served over noodles or rice!

Recipe Ingredients for Lemon Chicken with Thyme

16 oz Fresh Chicken Breast Tenders
10 1/2 oz Fat Free Chicken Broth
1/4 cup Gold Medal All Purpose Flour
3 tbsp Olive Oil
1 tbsp Margarine Stick
3 tbsp Juice Lemon from Concentrate
1/2 teaspoon Thyme
1 medium (2-1/2" dia) Onions
1/4 tsp pepper
1/4 tsp salt

Recipe Directions for Lemon Chicken with Thyme

  1. In a plastic or paper bag, combine flour and salt and pepper to taste and shake to mix. Add tenders and shake to coat. Remove the chicken and reserve the excess seasoned flour.

  2. Warm 1/2 the oil to a skillet and warm over medium heat. Add the chicken and brown on 1 side. Add the remaining oil and brown chicken on second side. Put browned chicken on a plate to the side.

  3. Chop the onion. Add the margarine to the hot pan and saute the onion until tender.

  4. Stir in the reserved flour and cook, stirring, until the flour is completely incorporated.

  5. Add the broth, 2 of the 3 tbsp of the lemon juice, and the thyme. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly.

  6. Return the chicken to the skillet, reduce the heat to medium-low and cover the skillet. Cook until the chicken is cooked throughout. (about 5 minutes)

  7. Divide the chicken among 4 plates (over noodles or rice is great!)... Stir the remaining lemon juice into the sauce and pour over the chicken.

  8. Wonderful!!!

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 248.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
263
Calories from Fat
121
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.4g
21%
Saturated Fat
2.2g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
46mg
15%
Sodium
547mg
23%
Potassium
52mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
8.2g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0.8g
3%
Sugars
1.4g
Protein
25.6g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 8%
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
  • Low in sugar
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