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Garlic Stuffed Chicken

Garlic Stuffed Chicken

36 Ratings
36 Ratings
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MyPlate Kitchen
Makes: 4 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Jazz up your chicken dinner with garlic, lemon zest, and fresh parsley. Serve this dish with brown rice and a side salad for a complete meal.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 8 cloves garlic clove (unpeeled)
  • 6 tablespoons fresh parsley (chopped, divided)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest (grated)
  • 1 teaspoon sodium-free seasoning blend
  • 4 chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth (reduced sodium)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice (fresh)

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. In a small saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add garlic; cook for 10 minutes. Drain garlic, peel and cut into thin slices. In a small bowl, combine garlic, 1/2 cup of chopped parsley, lemon zest, and seasoning. Mix well.
  3. Loosen skin from each chicken breast to form a pocket. Place about 1 teaspoon of garlic mixture under skin of each breast. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Add chicken skin-side down; cook until golden, about 4 minutes. Turn chicken; reduce heat to medium.
  5. Cover and cook until no longer pink in center, about 10 to 12 minutes. Transfer chicken to a plate. Wipe any fat away from the skillet.
  6. Add remaining chopped parsley, broth, and lemon juice to pan. Bring to a boil; cook for 1 minute. Spoon mixture over chicken.

Notes

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Source:

Seat Pleasant/ University of Maryland Health Partnership

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe (231g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 153
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 83 mg
Sodium 438 mg
Carbohydrates 3 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Total Sugars 0 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 27 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 30 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 402 mg

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Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 153
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 83 mg
Carbohydrates 3 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Total Sugars 0 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 27 g
Minerals
Calcium 30 mg
Potassium 402 mg
Sodium 438 mg
Copper 87 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 30 mg
Phosphorus 215 mg
Selenium 29 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 31 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.9 mg
Vitamin B12 0.2 mg
Vitamin C 13 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 94 mcg
Folate 16 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.2 mg
Niacin 9 mg
Choline 69 mg

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MyPlate Food Groups

Protein Foods 3 ounces

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