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Lower Carb: Lemon-Parsley Chicken With Almonds

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Lower Carb: Lemon-Parsley Chicken With Almonds Recipe
Nutrition Facts*
Serving Size
14 Recipe
Servings Per Recipe
4
Amount Per Serving
Calories
438
Calories from Fat
162
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
28%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
66mg
22%
Sodium
375mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
33g
11%
Dietary Fiber
5g
20%
Sugars
1g
Protein
36g
Calcium
67mg
7%

Number of servings: 4

Calories per serving: 438

Preparation time: 25 min

Total time: 25 min

Ingredients

12 cup (2 oz) slivered blanched almonds

1 lb (four 4-oz) chicken breasts, boneless, skinless

Nonstick cooking spray

2 tbsp olive oil, divided

4 garlic cloves, minced

6 green onions, sliced, tops included

14 cup lemon juice

12 tsp salt-free Mrs. Dash† Lemon Pepper Seasoning Blend

12 tsp salt

12 cup chopped fresh parsley

1 cup quinoa, cooked according to directions without salt or fat

Directions

1. In a small skillet, over medium-low heat, add almonds. Stir 4 to 6 minutes until lightly toasted. Remove from heat and set aside.

2. Place chicken between clean plastic wrap on a cutting board. With a mallet or the back of a large spoon, pound chicken breasts until they are 12-inch thick. Set aside.

3. Spray a large skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Place the skillet over medium-high heat and add 1 tbsp olive oil. When oil is hot, add chicken and cook 5 to 6 minutes on each side or until cooked through. Transfer chicken from skillet to a plate. Set aside and keep warm.

4. Add remaining 1 tbsp olive oil. When oil is hot, add garlic and onions. Sauté 1 to 2 minutes.

5. Add lemon juice, salt-free seasoning, salt, and parsley. Stir 1 minute to heat through.

6. To serve, spoon mixture over chicken and serve with hot quinoa and almonds.

Makes 4 servings.

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