Pan-Seared Chicken with Garlic Sauce

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Baking the garlic cloves brings out their sweet, buttery flavor and provides a rich, flavorful sauce for the chicken.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast and 2 tablespoons garlic sauce)

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Recipe Time

Prep: 8 Minutes
Cook: 13 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 152
Fat 2.7 g
Satfat 0.6 g
Protein 26.9 g
Carbohydrate 3.7 g
Cholesterol 66 mg
Iron 1.4 mg
Sodium 369 mg
Caloriesfromfat 16 %
Fiber 0.6 g
Calcium 37 mg

Ingredients

1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
4 (4-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1 teaspoon olive oil
12 garlic cloves, halved
1 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth, divided

Preparation

Preheat oven to 450°.

Combine first 5 ingredients in a small bowl. Sprinkle both sides of chicken with herb mixture.

Heat oil in a large ovenproof nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken, and cook 2 minutes on each side. Add garlic and 3/4 cup broth. Place pan in oven. Bake at 450° for 10 minutes or until chicken is done and garlic cloves are soft.

Remove pan from oven. Transfer chicken to a platter; keep warm. Add remaining 1/4 cup broth to pan. Mash garlic with a fork. Cook garlic mixture over medium heat 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated; stir. Serve garlic sauce over chicken.

Note:

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection

January 2004
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