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Lemon chicken with broccoli

3
1
1
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
30 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
15 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Here's a super weeknight dinner the whole family will love. It's great with a side of angel hair pasta, rice or couscous.

Ingredients

All-purpose flour

2 tbsp(s)

Table salt

½ tsp(s), divided

Black pepper

¼ tsp(s), freshly ground

Uncooked boneless skinless chicken breast(s)

12 oz, thinly sliced

Olive oil

2 tsp(s)

Fat-free reduced sodium chicken broth

1½ cup(s), divided

Minced garlic

2 tsp(s)

Uncooked broccoli

2½ cup(s), small florets

Lemon zest

2 tsp(s), or more to taste

Fresh parsley

2 tbsp(s), fresh, chopped

Fresh lemon juice

1 tbsp(s)

Instructions

  1. On a plate, combine 1 1/2 tablespoons of flour, 1/4 teaspoon of salt and pepper; add chicken and turn to coat.
  2. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook, turning as needed, until lightly browned and cooked through, about 5 minutes; remove to a plate.
  3. Put 1 cup of broth and garlic in same skillet; bring to a boil over high heat, scrapping up browned bits from bottom of pan with a wooden spoon. Add broccoli; cover and cook 1 minute.
  4. In a small cup, stir together remaining 1/2 cup of broth, 1/2 tablespoon of flour and 1/4 teaspoon of salt; add to skillet and bring to a simmer over low heat.
  5. Cover and cook until broccoli is crisp-tender and sauce is slightly thickened, about 1 1/2 minutes. Stir in chicken and lemon zest; heat through.
  6. Remove skillet from heat and stir in parsley and lemon juice; toss to coat. Serving size: 1 cup