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The name of this recipe, translated from Spanish, is "Chicken with Garlic Sauce." A squeeze of lime juice brightens its flavor.

Cheryl Alters Jamison and Bill Jamison
Recipe by Cooking Light January 2005

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Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half, about 2 tablespoons sauce, 1 1/2 teaspoons cilantro, and 1 lime wedge)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place each chicken breast half between 2 sheets of heavy-duty plastic wrap; pound to 1/2-inch thickness using a meat mallet or rolling pin. Sprinkle chicken evenly with salt and pepper.

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  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add chicken; cook 6 minutes on each side or until done. Remove chicken from pan; keep warm.

  • Melt butter in pan over medium-low heat. Add garlic; cook 1 minute (do not brown). Add broth; bring to a boil, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Cook until broth mixture is reduced to 1/2 cup (about 4 minutes). Remove from heat; stir in lime juice. Serve sauce over chicken; sprinkle with cilantro. Serve with lime wedges.

Nutrition Facts

253 calories; calories from fat 30%; fat 8.5g; saturated fat 2.6g; mono fat 3.3g; poly fat 1.6g; protein 40.1g; carbohydrates 1.6g; fiber 0.1g; cholesterol 106mg; iron 1.3mg; sodium 361mg; calcium 26mg.
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