Lemon Garlic Chicken
One-pot meals like this lemony-garlic chicken with rice and vegetables make for a simple weeknight meal.
- 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 1 Tbs margarine or butter
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 cups water
- 3/4 cup uncooked rice
- 2 chicken bouillon cubes
- 1 lemon, halved
- 1/2 cup frozen broccoli
- 1/2 cup frozen carrots
- 1/2 cup frozen cauliflower
- Melt margarine in large nonstick skillet. Add chicken; cook over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes or until light brown. Add garlic and cook briefly. Add water, rice, bouillon cubes and juice from one lemon half. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes. Add broccoli, carrots and cauliflower; continue cooking 5 minutes or until internal juices of chicken run clear.
- Cut remaining lemon half into slices and use for garnish.
Recipe courtesy of the National Chicken Council
Calories from Fat 61 (18%)
(10%)Total Fat 7g
(9%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Total Carbohydrate 38g
(15%)Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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