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Gluten-Free Lemon Chicken

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Gluten-Free Lemon Chicken
  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 8
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When life gives you lemons, make lemon chicken! Enjoy flavorful chicken with a lemon twist that's ready in minutes.

Ingredients

8
boneless skinless chicken breast halves (2 1/2 pounds)
1
teaspoon Gluten Free lemon pepper
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
3
tablespoons lemon juice
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/4
cup chopped toasted pistachio nuts, if desired
Lemon slice, if desired

Directions

  • 1 Flatten each chicken breast half to 1/4-inch thickness between sheets of plastic wrap or waxed paper. Sprinkle both sides of chicken with lemon pepper.
  • 2 Heat oil in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Cook chicken, lemon juice and lemon peel in oil 15 to 20 minutes, turning chicken once and stirring juice mixture occasionally, until juice of chicken is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut.
  • 3 Serve chicken topped with juice mixture, nuts and lemon slices.
Tips  

Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.

Both bottled lemon juice and dried grated lemon peel are readily available to keep on hand, but for this simple recipe grab fresh lemons from the grocery store. They flavor the chicken wonderfully and you'll have enough left to make fresh lemonade.

To quickly flatten chicken breasts, gently pound with the flat side of a meat mallet, the bottom of a small saucepan or a rolling pin until desired thickness.

To toast nuts, bake uncovered in an ungreased shallow pan in 350º oven about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown. Or cook in an ungreased heavy skillet over medium-low heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently until browning begins, then stirring constantly until golden brown.

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
190
(
Calories from Fat
60
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
10%
(
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
8%
,
Trans Fat
0g
)
Cholesterol
90mg
29%
Sodium
120mg
5%
Potassium
260mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
0g
0%
(
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
,
Sugars
0g
)
Protein
32g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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