This recipe has potential but is very bland.
Chicken with Mushrooms and Leeks
Wash the leeks thoroughly to rid them of any dirt and sand.
Yield: 2 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half and 1/3 cup topping).
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Amount per serving
- Calories: 218
- Calories from fat: 17%
- Fat: 4.2g
- Saturated fat: 0.8g
- Monounsaturated fat: 2.1g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 0.7g
- Protein: 29.8g
- Carbohydrate: 14.9g
- Fiber: 1.7g
- Cholesterol: 66mg
- Iron: 3mg
- Sodium: 495mg
- Calcium: 58mg
- 2/3 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
- 1 1/2 tablespoons tomato paste
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1 tablespoon Italian-seasoned breadcrumbs
- 2 (4-ounce) skinned, boned chicken breast halves
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- 1 cup thinly sliced leek (about 1 large)
- 1 cup thinly sliced mushrooms
- Combine first 6 ingredients in a bowl; stir with a whisk. Set aside.
- Place the breadcrumbs in a shallow dish. Dredge the chicken in the breadcrumbs. Heat the olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken, and sauté 3 minutes on each side or until chicken is golden brown. Remove the chicken from pan, and keep warm. Add leek and mushrooms to pan, and sauté 2 minutes or until mushrooms are lightly browned. Return chicken to pan, and stir in broth mixture. Cover the mixture, and simmer 10 minutes or until the chicken is done.
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