Rating: 3 stars
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  • 1 star values: 5

The skillet is used in a few clever ways: Chicken and vegetables get a head start on the stove, finish in the oven, then come out briefly so a simple cream sauce can pick up all the roasted flavors in the pan.

Recipe by Cooking Light January 2016

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Recipe Summary

Yield:
Serves 4 (serving size: 1 chicken breast half, about 3/4 cup vegetables, and 1/2 cup sauce)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 425°.

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  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil; swirl to coat. Sprinkle chicken with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Add chicken to pan; cook 5 minutes or until golden brown. Turn and cook 2 minutes. Remove chicken from pan. Place carrots and potatoes, cut side down, in pan; sprinkle with thyme. Place pan in oven; bake at 425° for 10 minutes. Return chicken to pan; top with lemon slices. Bake at 425° for 12 minutes. Remove pan from oven. Place chicken and vegetables on a plate.

  • Combine 1/2 cup milk, flour, and rind in a bowl. Return pan to medium-high heat (do not wipe out pan). Add flour mixture, remaining 1 cup milk, and stock to pan, scraping pan to loosen browned bits; cook 3 minutes. Stir in remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Add chicken and vegetables to pan. Sprinkle with parsley.

Nutrition Facts

365 calories; fat 11.1g; saturated fat 3.2g; mono fat 4.5g; poly fat 1.3g; protein 42g; carbohydrates 23g; fiber 3g; cholesterol 118mg; iron 2mg; sodium 673mg; calcium 156mg; sugars 9g.
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