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Basil chicken bites

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 14 minutes

1 pound chicken breast tenderloins
1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/8 teaspoon salt (optional)
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

Cut tenderloins into bite-size pieces, about 2 inches long. Place pieces in a plastic bag along with basil, pepper, salt, and garlic powder. Shake well to coat. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add chicken. Sauté over medium heat, turning frequently, until chicken is cooked through, about 10–12 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:
  Calories: 168
  Carbohydrate: 0 g
  Protein: 24 g
  Fat: 8 g
  Saturated fat: 2 g
  Cholesterol: 90 mg
  Sodium: 341 mg with salt, 50 mg without salt
  Fiber: 0 g
Exchanges per serving: 3 ½ lean meat
Carbohydrate choices: 0




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