Sautéed Chicken Breasts

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Photo: Becky Luigart-Staynor; Stylist: Cindy Barr
Recipe from Cooking Light

It's hard to find a simpler chicken dinner than sautéed chicken breasts.  Simply season with kosher salt and pepper and cook in a skillet in hot olive oil until golden brown.

 

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Preparation

  1. 1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle chicken evenly on both sides with salt and pepper. Add chicken to pan; cook 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown and done.

Notes

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June 2009

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 202
  • Fat: 9.8g
  • Saturated fat: 1.8g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 6g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.4g
  • Protein: 26.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 0.2g
  • Fiber: 0.1g
  • Cholesterol: 73mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 359mg
  • Calcium: 14mg