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Dijon Glazed Chicken Breasts with Zucchini
Number of Servings: 4
Serving Size: 1 piece chicken, 2 Tbsp sauce, and 1/2 cup zucchini
Chicken, Dijon-based sauce, and zucchini are a classic French combination. This recipe is simple enough to make any time, yet special enough to impress guests with.
|all-purpose flour||0.25 cup|
|Freshly ground pepper, to taste|
|boneless, skinless chicken breasts (8 oz each), sliced in half width-wise making 4 (4 oz pieces)||2|
|extra-virgin olive oil||1 Tbsp|
|fat-free or low-sodium chicken or vegetable stock||2 cups|
|zucchini (about 6 oz each), cut into thin slices||3|
|Dijon mustard||2 Tbsp|
|fresh Italian parsley, finely chopped||0.25 cup|
Mix flour, salt, and pepper together in a large shallow bowl.ÂLightly coat each chicken breast and set aside.2:
Heat olive oil over medium heat in a large, wide skillet.ÂAdd chicken and cook for 5 minutes on each side, or until brown, turning once. Pour stock over chicken. Arrange zucchini slices around the chicken, so that they are covered by the stock. Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 10-12 minutes or until chicken and zucchini are cooked through.3:
With a slotted spoon, remove chicken and zucchini and place on a serving platter. Add mustard to remaining stock in the pan, and whisk to incorporate.ÂIncrease heat to high. Cook for a few minutes, or until sauce has thickened and barely coats the bottom of pan. Pour sauce over chicken and zucchini. Sprinkle fresh parsley over the top.
|Calories from Fat 65|
|Total Fat 7g|
|Saturated Fat 1g|
|Dietary Fiber 2g|
|Vitamin A n/a|
|Vitamin C n/a|
|Folic Acid n/a|
|Dietary Exchange 1/2 Starch 1 Vegetable 3 Lean Meat 1/2 Fat|
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