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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