Greek Lemon Chicken

The health benefits of the Mediterranean diet are well known, from helping with weight loss to improving heart health to enhancing cognitive function. Interested in trying it out for yourself? This low-carb and flavorful chicken dish is an authentic taste of Greece.

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Ingredients

Directions

Place chicken in large resealable food storage bag. Add lemon juice, olive oil, lemon peel, oregano, garlic, salt, and pepper. Seal bag. Shake to coat chicken. Marinate in refrigerator at least 30 minutes or up to 8 hours.

Spray large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Add chicken to skillet; cook 3 minutes. Turn chicken. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cook 7 minutes or until no longer pink in center.

Remove from heat. Serve with lemon wedges and spinach leaves, if desired.

Yield: 4 servings. Serving size: 1 breast.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 132, Carbohydrates: 3 g, Protein: 27 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 66 mg, Sodium: 74 mg, Fiber: 1 g

Exchanges per serving: 4 Meat Lean.


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