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Lemon-Basil Chicken with Basil Aioli

Lemon-Basil Chicken with Basil Aioli
Yield

4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half and 1 tablespoon aioli)

A side of egg noodles complements the fresh lemon and basil flavors of this guest-friendly chicken entrée.

Ingredients

  • Chicken:
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onions
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • Cooking spray
  • Basil Aioli:
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons low-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 3/4 teaspoon bottled minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon olive oil

Nutrition Information

  • calories 284
  • caloriesfromfat 32 %
  • fat 10.3 g
  • satfat 1.7 g
  • monofat 1.4 g
  • polyfat 0.6 g
  • protein 40.1 g
  • carbohydrate 6.1 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • cholesterol 106 mg
  • iron 1.9 mg
  • sodium 410 mg
  • calcium 51 mg

How to Make It

  1. To prepare chicken, combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl. Add chicken to basil mixture, turning to coat.

  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add chicken to pan; cook 8 minutes on each side or until done.

  3. While chicken cooks, prepare aioli. Combine 1/4 cup basil and remaining ingredients in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Serve with chicken.