Zesty Chicken Breasts



Zesty Chicken Breasts

This is a delicious healthy recipe.  And very quick to fix.

  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 4 (1 lb. total) boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pepper
  • 2 teaspoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, minced

Rub equal amounts of lemon zest into each side of chicken breast.  Sprinkle with pepper, pressing with hands to adhere.  Melt butter in a heavy nonstick skillet over medium heat.  Saute’ chicken 4-5 minutes per side or until golden and chicken is opaque throughout.  Transfer to a platter and keep warm.  Add lemon juice, Worcestershire and mustard to skillet, stirring with a wooden spoon to deglaze.  Serve sauce over chicken breasts and sprinkle with parsley.

Makes 4 servings.

Per serving:  calories 164, fat 5g, cholesterol 77mg, protein 26.6g, carbohydrates 2.2g, fiber .3g, sodium 117 mg.

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