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Chicken with herbs and ginger

August 16, 2013  |  Share

From Food Network: 

Sauteed Chicken Breasts with Fresh Herbs and Ginger: Low Carb

 

Ingredients
2 tablespoons vegetable oil, like soy or peanut
2 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, about 6 ounces each
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
Juice of 1/2 lime (about 1 tablespoon)
3 tablespoons chicken broth, homemade or low-sodium canned
2 teaspoons finely grated ginger
1/4 cup packed fresh basil leaves, torn
2 tablespoons packed fresh mint leaves, torn
Directions
Heat the oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat until shimmering. Season both sides of the chicken breasts with salt and pepper, and place them skin side down in the pan. Cook, turning once, until firm to the touch, about 5 minutes per side. Transfer the chicken breasts to a plate.

Add the lime juice to the skillet, and scrape up any browned bits that cling to the pan with a wooden spoon. Add the chicken broth and ginger, and bring to a boil. Off the heat, add the basil and mint to the pan and swirl the pan to combine.

Divide the chicken between the 2 plates and spoon the herb sauce over the chicken. Serve.

Serves: 2

Calories: 316

Total Fat: 16 grams

Saturated Fat: 1.5 grams

Protein: 40 grams

Total carbohydrates: 2 grams

Sugar: 0 grams

Fiber: 0 grams

Cholesterol: 99 milligrams

Sodium: 238 milligrams

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