Lemon Goat Cheese Chicken

Nutrition Facts Makes 4 servings Serving Size: 1 each Amount Per Serving Calories 196 Total Carbs 1 g Dietary Fiber 0.1 g Sugars 0.3 g Total Fat 7.4 g Saturated Fat 2.5 g Unsaturated Fat 4.9 g Potassium 367.1 mg Protein 28.8 g Sodium 253.8

Photo by Johanna V.

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servings

Ingredients

  • 4

    boneless skinless chicken breasts , pounded to 1/4 inch thick

  • 1

    tbsp olive oil

  • 2

    medium garlic cloves , peeled and cut in half lengthwise

  • 1

    tsp kosher salt (optional)

  • 1

    pinch black pepper

  • 1

    cup low sodium chicken broth

  • 2

    tsp fresh thyme

  • 1

    tsp grated lemon rind

  • 4

    oz goat cheese

Directions

1 To pound chicken, place breasts between 2 layers of plastic wrap. Use meat mallet or heavy rolling pin to pound until they are 1/4 inch thick. 2 Peel and cut garlic cloves. 3 Pour oil into large saute pan. Sauté garlic in oil over medium-high heat until the garlic is golden. 4 Place chicken in pan. Cook 3 to 5 minutes per side. 5 Add broth, salt, pepper, thyme, and lemon zest to pan. Stir. 6 Cover pan. Lower heat to medium-low. Simmer for 3 minutes or until chicken is fully cooked. 7 Using slotted spoon, remove chicken to serving platter. Cover and set aside in warm place. 8 Raise heat to high. Boil liquid until it becomes thick, stirring occasionally, about 3 to 5 minutes. 9 Lower heat to medium. Stir in goat cheese and cook until melted. 10 Spoon sauce over chicken. Serve.

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