Quick N Easy Lemon Dill Chicken Recipe

Quick N Easy Lemon Dill Chicken Recipe 

Fresh lemon and dill create a quick Greek-inspired pan sauce for simple sauteed chicken breasts.

Active Time: 30 mins

Total Time: 30 mins

Servings: 4

Yield: 4 servings

Low-Carb Diabetes-Appropriate Dairy-Free Low-Sodium Low Added Sugar Soy-Free Heart-Healthy High-Protein Egg-Free Low-Calorie

INGREDIENTS For Quick N Easy Lemon & Dill Chicken Recipe 

◾4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, (1-1 1/4 pounds)

◾Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste

◾3 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, or canola oil, divided

◾¼ cup finely chopped onion

◾3 cloves garlic, minced

◾1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth

◾2 teaspoons flour

◾2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill, divided

◾1 tablespoon lemon juice

INSTRUCTIONS For Quick N Easy Lemon & Dill Chicken Recipe 

⭐Season chicken breasts on both sides with salt and pepper.

⭐Heat 1 1/2 teaspoons oil in a large heavy skillet over medium-high heat.

⭐Add the chicken and sear until well browned on both sides, about 3 minutes per side.

⭐Transfer chicken to a plate and tent with foil.

⭐Reduce heat to medium. Add the remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons oil to the pan.

⭐Add onion and garlic and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.

⭐Whisk broth, flour, 1 tablespoon dill and lemon juice in a measuring cup and add to pan.

⭐Cook, whisking, until slightly thickened, about 3 minutes.

⭐Return the chicken and any accumulated juices to the pan; reduce heat to low and simmer until the chicken is cooked through, about 4 minutes.

⭐Transfer the chicken to a warmed platter.

⭐Season sauce with salt and pepper and spoon over the chicken.

⭐Garnish with the remaining 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill.


calories170total fat 6g saturated fat 1 g cholesterol 63 mg sodium 340mg total carbohydrate 3 g dietary fiber 0g total sugars 1 g protein 24 g vitamin c 3 mg calcium 19 mg iron 1mg potassium 272mg

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