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Sautéed Chicken Breasts

Photo: Becky Luigart-Staynor; Stylist: Cindy Barr

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half)
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

Nutrition Information

  • calories 202
  • fat 9.8 g
  • satfat 1.8 g
  • monofat 6 g
  • polyfat 1.4 g
  • protein 26.7 g
  • carbohydrate 0.2 g
  • fiber 0.1 g
  • cholesterol 73 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 359 mg
  • calcium 14 mg

How to Make It

  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.

Cook's Notes

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