Seared Lemon Chicken Recipe

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Seared Lemon Chicken
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  1. Place the chicken breasts side by side in a shallow dish (non reactive, not metal).
  2. Mix together the lemon juice, garlic, honey, balsamic vinegar, 1 tablespoon olive oil and 1 tablespoon chopped parsley and pour over the chicken.
  3. Turn the breasts over until well coated and the marinate in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  4. Brush a non stick griddle or skillet/fry pan with the remaining oil and heat until very hot.
  5. Lift the chicken breasts from the dish (reserve the marinade) and and put them in the pan/griddle and sear quickly for 1 to 2 minutes on each side until the chicken browns, lower the heat and add the reserved marinade cook for about 10 minutes or until the chicken is done, turning the breasts once or twice.
  6. Once cooked transfer to serving plate and cover each with an equal amount of the zest and the remaining parsley.
  7. Cut the lemon into wedges and serve with the chicken.
  8. Suggested you accompany with rice and steam vegetables.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 94.57 Kcal (396 kJ)
Calories from fat 63.58 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.06g 11%
Cholesterol 0.59mg 0%
Sodium 6.3mg 0%
Potassium 70.52mg 2%
Total Carbs 8.47g 3%
Sugars 5.92g 24%
Dietary Fiber 0.96g 4%
Protein 0.64g 1%
Vitamin C 19.9mg 33%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Calcium 14.5mg 1%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 176.89 Kcal (741 kJ)
Calories from fat 118.92 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.21g 11%
Cholesterol 1.1mg 0%
Sodium 11.78mg 0%
Potassium 131.9mg 2%
Total Carbs 15.84g 3%
Sugars 11.08g 24%
Dietary Fiber 1.79g 4%
Protein 1.19g 1%
Vitamin C 37.2mg 33%
Iron 0.9mg 3%
Calcium 27.2mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 2.3
  • 3

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • very low sodium,
  • cholesterol free

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