Pan-Seared Chicken with Garlic Sauce

Ratings (471) 4PointsPlus Value Prep time: 7 min Cook time: 17 min Serves: 4 Baking the garlic cloves brings out their sweet, buttery flavor and provides a rich, flavorful sauce for the chicken.

Pan-Seared Chicken with Garlic Sauce

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    tsp paprika

  • 1

    tsp dried thyme

  • ½

    tsp dried rosemary

  • ½

    tsp table salt

  • ¼

    tsp black pepper

  • 1

    pound(s) uncooked boneless skinless chicken breast(s), four 4-oz pieces

  • 1

    tsp olive oil

  • 12

    clove(s) (medium) garlic clove(s), halved

  • 1

    cup(s) fat-free chicken broth, reduced-sodium, divided

Directions

Preheat oven to 450°. Combine first 5 ingredients in a small bowl. Sprinkle both sides of chicken with herb mixture. Heat oil in a large ovenproof nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken, and cook 2 minutes on each side. Add garlic and 3⁄4 cup broth. Place pan in oven. Bake at 450° for 10 minutes or until chicken is done and garlic cloves are soft. Remove pan from oven. Transfer chicken to a platter; keep warm. Add remaining 1⁄4 cup broth to pan. Mash garlic with a fork. Cook garlic mixture over medium heat 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated; stir. Serve garlic sauce over chicken. Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast and 2 tablespoons garlic sauce).


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