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Healthy Recipes: Honey Lemon Chicken Breasts (1175 hits)



Number of servings: 4

Calories per serving: 444


Preparation time: 25 min

Total time: 45 min


Ingredients


1⁄4 cup lemon juice

3 tbsp honey

1⁄4 tsp salt

1⁄2 tsp salt-free Mrs. Dash† Lemon Pepper Seasoning Blend

Nonstick cooking spray

1 tbsp olive oil

1 1⁄2 lb (four 6-oz) chicken breasts, boneless, skinned

6 sliced green onions, tops included

1⁄4 cup minced red bell pepper

1⁄4 cup chopped fresh parsley

1 cup brown rice, cooked according to directions without salt or fat



*Nutrition values are estimates. Actual nutrition values may vary depending on specific types and amounts of ingredients used.
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Diabetes Friendly

This recipe meets the recommendations of the American Diabetes Association® for 45 to 60 grams of carbohydrates for most meals and 10 to 25 grams of carbohydrates for most snacks. You and your health care team can figure out if these are the right amounts for you.

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Directions

1. In a small bowl combine the lemon juice, honey, salt, and salt-free seasoning. Mix well and set aside.

2. Spray a large skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Place the skillet over medium-high heat and add olive oil. When hot, add chicken breasts. Cook 3 to 4 minutes on each side to brown.

3. Add the onions, pepper, and lemon juice mixture. Reduce heat to low. Cover. Simmer for 15 to 20 minutes until chicken is cooked through.

4. To serve, spoon sauce over the chicken breasts and top with parsley. Serve with hot brown rice.

Makes 4 servings.



†Other brands listed are the trademarks of their respective owners and are not trademarks of Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.

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Posted By: Elynor Moss
Friday, December 1st 2017 at 11:14AM
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