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Lemon Chicken Oregano (Cooking for 2)

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Lemon Chicken Oregano (Cooking for 2)
  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 2
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Sophisticated chicken can be simple. From Prevention® Healthy Cooking.

Ingredients

2
boneless, skinless chicken breasts
2
tablespoons lemon juice
1
tablespoon no-trans-fat margarine or butter, melted
3/4
teaspoon dried oregano
1/2
teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning
1/8
teaspoon salt
2
teaspoons finely chopped parsley or chives, if desired

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Coat small baking dish with cooking spray. Place chicken in a single layer in dish. Pour lemon juice and margarine over chicken. Sprinkle with oregano, lemon pepper, and salt.
  • 2 Bake about 15 minutes, or until a thermometer inserted in thickest portion registers 160°F and juices run clear.
  • 3 Serve drizzled with pan juices. Sprinkle with parsley or chives.
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Tips  

Chicken contains vitamin B6, also called pyridoxine. Vitamin B6 is important for digesting proteins, plus it helps to keep hair and nerves healthy.

Lemon juice is very versatile—use it in salad dressings, marinades, and more for a low-calorie burst of fresh flavor. You can extract more juice from a lemon by slicing when at room temperature.

Eat Up Slim Down Annual Recipes 2008, Volume 1 from Prevention® (2008) p. 195.

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
(
Calories from Fat
45
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
(
Saturated Fat
1g
6%
,
Trans Fat
0g
)
Cholesterol
75mg
24%
Sodium
350mg
15%
Potassium
240mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
2g
1%
(
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
,
Sugars
0g
)
Protein
26g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 4 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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