Lemon Chicken

(makes 4 servings)

Weight Loss Recipes : Lemon ChickenIngredients:

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, trimmed of excess fat
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh or 2 tsp dried basil leaves
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp olive oil, canola oil or vegetable oil
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Non-fat cooking spray


  • Make lemon sauce: In a medium bowl Beat remaining ingredients with a fork.
  • Spray a 10” skillet with cooking spray and cook chicken over medium-high heat until juices are no longer pink when thickest part of chicken is cut (about15 minutes).
  • Pour some lemon sauce over chicken, turn chicken over and cook for an additional 15-20 seconds.
  • Serve chicken topped with remainder of sauce.

Make 4 Servings:

Weight loss recipes Amount Per Serving(1 chicken breast (114 g)): 188 Calories, 31 g Protein, 1 g carbohydrates, 0 g Dietary Fiber, 6 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 84 mg cholesterol, 597 mg sodium


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