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This appetizing entrée clocks in at less than 300 calories and is certain to cure your chicken cravings.

Recipe by Health September 2006


Credit: Quentin Bacon

Recipe Summary

Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast, 2 tablespoons sauce)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350°.

  • Combine flour, Italian seasoning, and pepper in a bowl.

  • Dry the chicken breasts with a paper towel, then dredge them in the flour mixture. Pat off excess flour.

  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add chicken breasts and cook 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown.

  • Remove chicken from the skillet and place in an ovenproof dish. Bake 10-12 minutes.

  • About 3 minutes before the chicken is done, make the sauce. Reheat skillet over medium heat, add garlic, and sauté 1 minute. Add the broth and simmer until reduced by half. Add the lemon zest, juice, and dressing; cook another minute. Add the parsley and remove from heat.

  • Remove the chicken breasts from the oven. Spoon sauce over chicken and serve.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

258 calories; fat 9g; saturated fat 2g; mono fat 4g; poly fat 1g; protein 36g; carbohydrates 7g; fiber 1g; cholesterol 94mg; iron 2mg; sodium 203mg; calcium 51mg.