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This low-fat chicken recipe is packed full of nutrients and  features skillet chicken served alongside a salad of roasted sweet potatoes and spinach.

Sara Quessenberry and Kate Merker
Recipe by Health December 2009

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Credit: Kan Kanbayashi

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
30 mins
total:
40 mins
Yield:
Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast and about 1 1/2 cups vegetables)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 425°.

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  • Toss together the sweet potatoes, onion, 1 tablespoon oil, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper on a rimmed baking sheet. Roast 20–25 minutes or until tender.

  • Meanwhile, heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Season chicken with remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper, and cook for 5–6 minutes per side or until chicken is golden and cooked through.

  • Toss the sweet potato–onion mixture with spinach and fresh lime juice. Serve warm with chicken.

Chef's Notes

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Source

adapted from Real Simple

Nutrition Facts

325 calories; fat 11g; saturated fat 2g; mono fat 6g; poly fat 2g; protein 37g; carbohydrates 19g; fiber 4g; cholesterol 94mg; iron 3mg; sodium 412mg; calcium 81mg.
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