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Skinny Fresh Citrus Chicken

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Skinny Fresh Citrus Chicken
  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 4
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90% less sat fat • 66% less sodium than the original recipe. Get 40 percent of your daily value of vitamin C with a single helping of this double-citrus sautéed chicken. Serve it on a bed of lightly wilted spinach for extra vitamins, calcium and phytonutrients.

Ingredients

1
tablespoon canola oil
4
skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (1 to 1 1/4 pounds total)
3
cloves garlic, peeled and thinly sliced
1
teaspoon finely shredded lime peel
2
tablespoons lime juice
2
teaspoons snipped fresh cilantro
1/8
teaspoon crushed red pepper
1
medium fresh navel orange

Directions

  • 1 In a large skillet heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken and garlic; cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink (170ºF), turning chicken once and stirring garlic occasionally.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine lime peel, lime juice, cilantro, and crushed red pepper; set aside. Peel and coarsely chop orange. Add lime juice mixture to skillet. Place chopped orange on chicken. Cover and cook for 1 to 2 minutes more or until heated through.
  • 3 Serve any pan juices with chicken and chopped orange.
Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
(
Calories from Fat
50
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
0%
(
Saturated Fat
1/2g
0%
,
Trans Fat
0g
)
Cholesterol
65mg
0%
Sodium
60mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
5g
0%
(
Dietary Fiber
1g
0%
,
Sugars
3g
)
Protein
27g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
40%
40%
Calcium
4%
4%
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; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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